Life As A Cabby

, Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Mon, October 22 2012 at 4:31 PM, Updated: Mon, October 22 2012 at 4:35 PM

Life for a cab driver can be dangerous - and the night shift is the most precarious shift a driver can take. NBC-5's Craig Smullin says that while cabbies becoming victims of violence is rare, it is an ever-present possibility... and something each driver is all too aware of.

About the Author

Craig Smullin

NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.

Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. He became News Director in January, 2014.

When he's not managing a busy newsroom, Craig spends time with his wife, two young sons and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.

Catch Craig anchoring weekdays on NBC5 News at 6pm.

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