Adrienne Bankert co-anchors CBS 11 News This Morning with Brendan Higgins weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Adrienne joined CBS 11 from KCRA and sister station KQCA in Sacramento, where she worked from 2004 to 2012. For nearly six of those years, she was a morning and noon news anchor and hosted the monthly magazine program “Common Ground.” Prior to that, she was a reporter and traffic anchor for the stations.
A native of northern California, Adrienne holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Southern California. As a student there, she hosted talk shows for the university’s TV station,”Trojan Vision.” After graduating, she worked on a freelance basis in Los Angeles as a host/red carpet correspondent on a number of projects including work with PBS and Disney.
Adrienne supports many philanthropic efforts, including MDA’s “Fill the Boot” and the American Red Cross. She enjoys food and fitness, and in her spare time she enjoys cooking, painting and drawing.
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