Ann Curry

This selfie taken by Ann Curry means the world to me because she has been my biggest role model

NBC 5

A Korean newspaper kindly welcomed me to North Texas via this report

Randall Park

This 'Fresh Off the Boat' actor is my hero. He's a UCLA grad like me, and he's been persevering for many years before finally hitting it big with a sitcom all Asian Americans can relate to.

NBC 5

A viewer took this candid shot of me while I was working

Eugene Lee Yang

This BuzzFeed personality was a pleasure to talk to at the Unforgettable Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel

NBC 5

This promo for NBC 5 was filmed on a street corner in Grand Prairie, Texas

Chuti Tiu

This beautiful Asian American actress also wrote the screenplay for the feature film "Pretty Rosebud"

Emcee

Emceeing at the Korean American Coalition's Banquet in Dallas, Texas

NBC 5

This is one of my favorite stories from Texas. Read Deborah Fleck's second article on this link.

NBC 5

One of the things I love most about TV reporting is getting to try cool things like driving a fancy car

Emcee

I volunteer my time on behalf of the news stations I represent. On this day, I was emceeing the Asian Festival in Downtown Dallas

NBC 5

Shin-Soo Choo from the Texas Rangers is Korean. His presence in North Texas is a huge deal to the Korean community. So big, that the Rangers hosted a Korean Heritage Night in his honor.

NBC 5

K-Pop Star Yenny from Wonder Girls dropped by the Globe Life Park aka Texas Rangers stadium for the very first Korean Heritage Night

Emcee

I emceed for countless award ceremonies, banquets, festivals, and galas, primarily applauding Asian Americans' success stories

Autographs

I was Skype pals with this group of 5th graders in Arizona while working in Vancouver. They asked me to sign their notebooks.

Vancouver Olympics

Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the Silver medals in Vancouver, but then went on to win the Gold at the next Winter Olympics in Sochi

Vancouver Olympics

Kristi Yamaguchi was the highlight of my trip as far as interviews were concerned

Vancouver Olympics

It was so nice to be featured on our NBC website during the Winter Olympics

Snow Storms

I attempted to shovel my way out of the hotel after being snowed in for several days

Snow Coverage

We shot liveshots for each other during the Flagstaff snow storms

Wildfires

Our crew stayed busy with local and national liveshots

Wildfire Academy

I received a certificate for completing the Wildfire Academy. A proud moment, as I never dreamed of doing such a thing!

Wildfire Academy

One of my favorite pastimes at fire camp was napping next to a wildfire

Satellite Truck

Our satellite truck operator previewed our shot from inside the vehicle

Tiger Daughter

This was my standup introducing my personal story about being raised as a 'tiger daughter' on 12 News. I also wrote a B1 article for The Arizona Republic on the same topic.

Tiger Daughter

Mom flew over from Los Angeles to Phoenix so I could do a story about her being my 'Tiger Mother'

Dinner Interview

Photo by Steve Lee during a dinner interview

David Archuleta

I was surprised this day with a visit from American Idol's David Archuleta

Traffic Anchor

I initially moved from Flagstaff to Phoenix to work as a Traffic Anchor in addition to reporting the news

Snow Storm

Covering the snow became my specialty after a few days in Pinetop, AZ

Snow Storm

Snow is all I can remember when thinking back to Phoenix during the winter months

Snow Storm

Liveshots in the snow are always interesting. By the time I'm on, I look like a snowman

12 News

This standup was for my story about a Korean mother who moved to the U.S. to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a musical/opera performer.

12 News

I often reported in front of the Arizona State Capitol

Vancouver Olympics

Michelle Kwan was nice enough to stop by for a quick hello during one of her speaking engagements

Vancouver Olympics

My news director gave me the opportunity of a lifetime- to have fun at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Vancouver Olympics

Jim Cantore is very charismatic and easy to talk to. We reconnected after initially meeting in Florida.

Snow Storm

I believe this was a liveshot in the snow on Christmas

NBC 5

Ben Russell and I often worked together on weekend shifts at NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

Emcee

These beautiful young ladies helped showcase a glamorous night for the Filipino Community

NBC 5

Once in awhile we filmed promos for NBC 5's local newscasts. This particular shoot was at the biggest office park in North Texas

NBC 5

I wasn't expecting snow when I left Irving City Hall

NBC 5

Amanda Fitzpatrick is a good friend from Dallas. She has a big social media following and currently anchors and reports in North Carolina

Volunteer

I love volunteering. Here is when I read a book to elementary students in Irving, Texas.

Keynote Speaker

I was keynote speaker at the inaugural KAPN Youth Empowerment Seminar

Keynote Speaker

Ronald McDonald's House Charities gave these smart students a head start in college

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Traffic Anchor

I initially moved from Flagstaff to Phoenix to work as a Traffic Anchor in addition to reporting the news