Em Nguyen is here to be your voice. Em joined FOX Illinois as a nightside multimedia reporter in December 2015. She is a Texan by heart, coming from Houston, but loves living in this technology hub, city of Champaign.
Em graduated from Boston University in May 2015 with a Bachelor's of Science in Broadcast Journalism and a concentration in Public Health/Biology. Before coming to FOX Illinois, Em interned at NECN (NBCUniversal) in Boston, Radio KILT/ KHOU (CBS) and KUHT/KUHF-FM (PBS/NPR) in Houston, and SCATV Channel 3 in Somerville.
Em was the Program Coordinator for the Telly-Award winning student magazine program, BUTV10, Inside Boston. She was also a reporter for the online news website, BU News Service, which was honored with the Association Award 2015. And her dedication to academics and passion for news, earned her three nominations for the Pulitzer Fellowship 2015, two of which were from both of the College of Communication's Deans.
Em hopes to travel the world throughout her life time. She loves cooking and trying new foods, meeting new people, and hearing new stories.
Her father is her idol. Her mother is her role model. And her three sisters are her backbone. Family and friends are her number one priority every second of every day. Em also loves volunteering with events in her spare time, so reach out!
You can email her any time with story ideas or invitations at email@example.com. You can also connect with Em on Facebook.