VERONICA DE LA CRUZ - Prior to joining CNN, De La Cruz worked
as an anchor and reporter at an NBC affiliate in Yuma, Arizona. She
produced a three part series on Christian missionaries who spread
their faith and risked their lives by smuggling bibles into Myanmar.
During the 2002 Winter Olympics, De La Cruz interviewed figure skating
hopeful Sasha Cohen. She also produced a series on the homeless. De
La Cruz hosted a music show for SonicNet/Digital Planet where she
interviewed many different artists which included: Hoobastank, Vertical
Horizon, Eagle Eye Cherry and the Roots. Other work She is a member
of the Asian American Journalists Association. Spent a decade as a
competitive figure skater, prior to moving into a career in journalism.
Mentors aspiring broadcast-journalists at the Associated Press Television-Radio
LOUISA HUYNH THANH THUAN - a 2003 graduate of New York University's broadcast journalism program and Washington state native has been getting plenty of face time on VTV, the state-owned television network, where she anchors the English-language newscast and hosts a show called "Talk Vietnam." She got the TV job by chance when she came to visit Vietnam in
2004 with her uncle, who introduced her to a Hanoi friend who knew
the director of VTV.
- Weekend Sports Anchor at Houston's WB39
DENISE QUAN - LA-based entertainment reporter/producer for
GIN - UCLA graduate/MA in Journalism graduate from Washington
D.C.'s American University/KTVU-TV Assistant News Director (510 874-0265)
is the 1st Asian to win Emmy from Carolina/Virginia region, Executive
Producer for 1986 Olympic Games for Gannett and NBC’s flagship station
WXIA, 1st Asian elected to the national Radio and TV News Director’s
Association in Washington, D.C., heads RTNDA Diversity Committee and
member of the Cox Broadcasting Diversity Committee.