- Hearst Television, Inc.Managing Editor/Anchor/Reporter, presentKSBW-TV
- ABC NewsAnchor/Reporter/Cooking Show HostKTWO-TV
- San Jose Mercury NewsEducation Columnist
- Public Broadcasting ServiceResearcherFRONTLINE
May Chow is a general assignment reporter for KSBW. Born in San Francisco, May grew up in the Bay Area and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
She graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with a degree in English.
During her time as editor of her college paper, it swept the California Intercollegiate Press Awards. She reported and anchored for her college radio station, and won a CIPA for her live coverage of the San Francisco mayoral race.
After Berkeley, May went on to complete her master's in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. May then when to China to teach English at a boarding school and two schools in a remote farming village. She capped off her stay in China by scaling the 6,000-meter mountain ranges bordering China and Tibet, and completing a month-long solo land trek along the Silk Road.
Prior to KSBW, May was an award-winning anchor, reporter and producer at KTWO-TV, the statewide ABC affiliate in Casper, Wyoming. May was honored with an Associated Press first place award for a series she photographed, wrote and produced on being young and gay in Wyoming. One of the most exciting things May said she was able to do was create, host and produce a weekly cooking show sponsored by the Beef Council.
May's passion for food stems from her experience working at her parents' small Chinese restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was named one of the top food writers in the region. She was also a columnist for the San Jose Mercury News and has reported for PBS/Frontline, The Center for Investigative Reporting and The Huffington Post.
- University of California, BerkeleyEnglish
- Columbia UniversityJournalism