Evan Sernoffsky

Evan Sernoffsky

Investigative Reporter

Digging hard on a story is what I live for. As an investigative reporter, I work to hold the powerful accountable and tell the stories of our community’s most vulnerable citizens.

I am a firm believer in the power of journalism and a vocal supporter of the First Amendment. I also feel the media is a crucial component to a free and open society and am guided by the principal every day.

Before coming to KTVU, I worked as a reporter at The San Francisco Chronicle where I covered our region and state’s biggest stories. I developed a deep knowledge of the criminal legal system and closely followed the state and federal courts.

I have also covered the sweeping criminal justice reforms that have taken hold around the Bay Area and country in wake of many controversial police killings.

I’m from Eugene, Oregon where I also went to college at the University of Oregon. I studied journalism and fell in love with the craft. I worked for our school’s newspaper before moving to Portland where I began my writing career.

I later started working for KGW-TV and set about learning every aspect of the TV news business.

When I take a break from my work, I enjoy going on hikes, playing sports, listening to records and taking pictures. I am the father of two energetic toddlers and frequently build LEGOs, race Hot Wheels and patiently sit down for tea parties.  

Please send me any tips or reach out and say hi at Evan.Sernoffsky@foxtv.com and follow me on Twitter.

The latest from Evan Sernoffsky

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Edited body camera footage raises questions about police accountability

Some Bay Area police departments edit police body-worn camera footage before releasing it to the public. Some activists say many departments go too far in manipulating the footage to spin a more favorable story. Others say editing video can provide important context that may not be visible in the raw footage.