Yukare Nakayama, Reporter
Yukare Nakayama joined the CBS 58 news team in February 2022 as a reporter.
Yukare previously worked as a community journalist in WLS-TV in Chicago. There she focused on telling feel-good, pandemic struggles and gun violence-related stories in Black and brown communities in the southwest side of Chicago.
Yukare began her career as a multi-media journalist at WHBF-TV in the Quad Cities, where she covered everything from feel-good stories to crime stories to severe weather stories.
Yukare is an Emmy-nominated journalist and is part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
Yukare is originally from the suburbs of Chicago. She ventured out of the Midwest when she attended American University in Washington, D.C where she majored in broadcast journalism. Her family is originally from Mexico and speaks Spanish fluently.
This is Yukare's first time living in Wisconsin. She considers herself a foodie and is a big fan of cheese curds.
You can email her at [email protected] You can follow Yukare on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Articles by Yukare Nakayama
- Security footage shows 39-year-old man shot in broad daylight after scuffle over bike
- 'Everyone's favorite': Sister of 15-year-old killed in Milwaukee mass shooting speaks out; 15-year-old in custody
- 'Seems like they're lying to customers': Milwaukee Water Works warns of 'aggressive' solicitors; company responds
- Milwaukee real estate group pending purchase of Northridge Mall property
- Documentary dives into systemic clergy abuse in southeast Wisconsin
- Oconomowoc rallies around family displaced by Fiesta Cancun restaurant fire
- How will Biden's push for gun background checks affect Milwaukee?
- Waukesha teen in the works towards exclusive Eagle Scout title
- Milwaukee leaders release 2023 plans to tackle violent crime
- 1 year later: Ukraine family who found refuge in MKE grateful for community support
- 2 Wisconsin women facing domestic terrorism charges in Atlanta's 'Cop City' police training site attack
- Organizations and speakers team up to dedicate a week to violence prevention
- OVP Ashanti Hamilton responds to 8 teens shot in less than a month
- Bucks highlight female-owned businesses at the start of Women's History Month
- Wisconsin lawmakers' 2nd attempt to allow DACA recipients path to police and sheriff jobs
- New municipal port director makes history as first woman and person of color to hold position
- 5-year-old boy shoots, kills self with unattended gun near 29th and National
- 13-year-old killed after shots fired at home near 47th and Fiebrantz
- Mystery surrounding stolen Picasso art piece from local art gallery continues after 5 years
- Doctor says FDA approval of over-the-counter Narcan will save lives in Milwaukee County
- 21-year-old man killed after being struck by 3 vehicles; pedestrian deaths hit all-time high in 2022
- Competency hearing rescheduled for 10-year-old who allegedly shot mother in the face
- Lake Country Fire & Rescue in need of more state funds, response time increases 34% due to staffing
- Memorial for fallen Officer Peter Jerving growing outside of Milwaukee Police District 4
- 'The more they see it, the more they know that people can pursue their dreams': Bucks head video coordinator quietly breaking NBA coaching barriers
- 15-year-old girl latest victim of gun violence in Milwaukee; advocates, mayor speak out
- We Energies bills high -- here's what you can do to decrease the cost
- Warming center turns into overnight shelter for homeless during deadly cold temperatures
- MPD issues crime alert: Increase in robberies in downtown 'entertainment areas' and Murray Hill
- Court backlog prolongs pursuit of justice for families of young couple killed in reckless crash
- Alleged dating app predator, accused of holding woman against her will for hours, pleads not guilty in Milwaukee Co. court
- Cookies for causes: Kate's Caring Cookies supports local non-profits
- Doorbell footage captures man shooting at home with mother, children inside; suspect arrested
- City of Racine invests more than $500K in violence prevention
- Milwaukee homicides up 11% in 2022; what's next for the Office of Violence Prevention?
- Milwaukee Co. sees lowest homeless population per capita in 2022, but specialists say number is on the rise
- 'I'm just really grateful that she's safe': Owner reunited with French bulldogs stolen from Milwaukee home
- 'Very likeable, lovable person': Woman found dead in Timothy Olson's bed identified
- Southwest Airlines expected to resume normal hours Friday after travel chaos
- Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin needs your help as blood shortage continues
- Kindness begets kindness: Sheboygan 'Pay it Forward' group extends help to local children for third year
- Travelers and airport bracing themselves for winter storm
- Milwaukee Latino family adopts twins, encouraging other Latino families to take the step
- MPD officer recruits get new service weapons following accidental discharge incidents
- Alleged dating app predator Timothy Olson wants new representation
- More than 100 animals, including turkey, gators, rescued from makeshift pet store in Milwaukee
- Creative force: Ms. Yesenia's Creative Studio provides creative space for Latino community
- Woman accused of killing friend with eye drops files motion to dismiss homicide charges
- 'He's evil': Victim, half-brother of Timothy Olson discuss dating app 'predator'
- Dating app 'predator' denies allegations in phone call with CBS 58; served time for victimization of woman in 2006
- First gay couple legally married in Milwaukee reacts to Senate passing same-sex marriage bill
- Waukesha could be birthplace of U.S soccer, historians say
- South Milwaukee police say no update on death of woman seen with wanted Racine 'dating app predator'
- Marquette men's basketball players serving up meals for the Milwaukee Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
- Police identify Timothy Olson as Person of Interest in death of Raina Reighns
- MPS sued by former counselor after termination for anti-trans statements
- 'Stay home, stay safe': State troopers urging folks to be extra cautious on snowy roads
- Dancing Grannies ready to move forward as 1-year anniversary of Waukesha parade tragedy approaches
- Case High School parents urge use of metal detectors after stabbing led to soft lockdown
- 84-year-old woman helps Milwaukee voters with mobility issues get to the polls
- As RSV cases surge in Milwaukee, doctors urge parents to be more cautious this holiday season
- Dancing Grannies perform for medical staff that helped one of their own after Waukesha tragedy
- Man seen with hands around neck of boy with special needs in viral video appears in court
- Auto shop owners: Labor shortage, reckless driving contributing to car repair backlog
- City announces plans to replace MPD firearms after 3 instances of weapons firing on their own
- An offering for those we've lost: Dia de los Muertos 'ofrenda' continues Mexican tradition
- 'We just need to take that little action': Group of teens working toward curbing youth gun violence
- 'Families are getting closure': Waukesha community reacts to Brooks' guilty verdict
- 10-fold influx of Wisconsin patients traveling to Planned Parenthood of Illinois
- 12-year-old third young gun violence victim this month, Milwaukee leaders react
- 'DV homicides alone are up 91%': OVP hosts its 4th annual Love Without Violence Conference
- A giant Pumpkin is putting Southeast Wisconsin on the map for the state's biggest gourd
- Family attorney of man who died while crossing bridge reacts to DA's decision to not press charges
- First Lady Jill Biden visits Milwaukee
- Economic impact of domestic violence in Milwaukee County over $100 million
- 'This is a dream opportunity:' Artist Jeff Zimpel takes residence at Milwaukee's Saint Kate Arts Hotel
- City leaders respond to reckless driving after crash leads to three deaths
- As Domestic Violence Awareness month nears, advocates urge folks in need to use available help
- Fire engine converted to pizza truck serves up impressive eats in Kenosha
- As Hispanic Heritage Month is underway, celebrations have kicked off in Milwaukee