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[MEDIA] Betty Nguyen - News Anchor for CNN

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  • madchinaman
    Betty Nguyen http://www.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/nguyen.betty.html Betty Nguyen is a news anchor for CNN/U.S. Based in the network s world headquarters in
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 12, 2004
      Betty Nguyen
      http://www.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/nguyen.betty.html

      Betty Nguyen is a news anchor for CNN/U.S. Based in the network's
      world headquarters in Atlanta, Nguyen joined the network in April
      2004.

      Before joining CNN, Nguyen was an anchor for KTVT in Dallas. During
      her six-year tenure with the CBS affiliate, she covered numerous
      breaking news events including the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
      and the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center towers
      in New York.

      Nguyen began her career as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX in
      Waco, Texas. During her tenure with the CBS affiliate, she received
      an Associated Press Award for spot news coverage. In 2003, she won
      the Legacy of Women Award and was named a Great Women of Texas
      Honoree and also won a regional Emmy award for "Outstanding Noon
      Newscast," while anchoring for KTVT in Dallas.

      Nguyen also served as a freelance correspondent for E! Entertainment
      Television during the 2003 California gubernatorial election.

      While conducting several humanitarian aid trips to her birth country
      of Vietnam, Nguyen provided extensive coverage of the deadly
      flooding along the Mekong Delta.

      Nguyen is the co-founder of Help the Hungry, an organization that
      strives to alleviate global hunger as well as provide humanitarian
      relief to needy families around the world. Her philanthropic work
      also earned her a spot in the Philanthropy in Texas Hall of Fame.

      She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

      Nguyen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at
      Austin with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
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