Peggy Bunker anchors the weekend edition of NBC Bay Area News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. She also reports for NBC Bay Area’s evening weekday newscast three nights a week and contributes to special project reports.
Peggy has spent most of her television career in New York City, where she anchored a number of morning newscasts including "World News Now" and "America This Morning" for ABC News in New York.
During her time at ABC News, Peggy anchored breaking news coverage of the death of Osama bin Laden and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. She was also a Newspath correspondent for CBS News, focusing mainly on business and health stories – and also contributed to WCBS-TV’s morning financial program "MoneyWatch.”
Prior to that, Peggy was the morning anchor for KDVR-TV in Denver. While there, Peggy was live from the floor of the 2008 Democratic National Convention and covered both political parties in the days leading up to the election of President Obama.
She was also one of the original anchors for the nationally-syndicated morning show, "The Daily Buzz". She has also hosted shows for E! Entertainment, HGTV, TLC, Discovery, CBS Live Online, and WE Networks.
Most recently, Peggy returned to her native Seattle to anchor the KOMO4 Morning News and midday show. While there, she received the 2012 National Gracie Award for her story "What Are The Chances?" about a man who survived foster care in the Pacific Northwest. The story was also nominated for a 2012 Emmy Award.
Peggy attended University of Colorado at Boulder where she earned a degree in English literature. She also lived abroad while attending the Institute of American Universities French literature program in Aix-en-Provence, France.
Peggy is the proud mother of twins, one boy and one girl, as well as two Westie dogs. Peggy is particularly interested in pollution issues affecting our oceans, animal rights and welfare, and politics.