Do will go wherever the story takes her. A second-generation journalist,
she serves as vice president of Nguoi
Viet Daily News, the largest Vietnamese-language newspaper
in the U.S. where she also founded Nguoi Viet 2, a weekly English
section for younger readers.
Anh Do started her career at the Dallas Morning News and the Seattle Times
before coming to the Orange County Register in California, where she boosted
the paper's reporting on Asian cultures and communities as a columnist
for eight years.
Her work has taken Anh to England, Guatemala, Peru, Vietnam, India, Cuba
and 18 states in Mexico. Her coverage has been honored by Columbia University's
Graduate School of Journalism, the University of Washington's DART Award
for excellence in reporting on victims of violence, the Asian American
Journalists Association and Freedom Newspapers Sweepstakes Award. Her
interviewing technique is highlighted in Covering Violence, a guide
to ethical reporting on victims and trauma, and she has taught
narrative writing and how to connect with diverse demographics at the
Poynter Institute for Media Studies in Florida. She is the recipient of
a fellowship from the New York Times for training in newspaper
For her work connecting immigrant and mainstream communities, OC Metro
magazine in 2005 named her one of "10 Women Changing Our Lives"
and OC Weekly newspaper chose her among its "Magnificent Seven"
in 2007. Anh is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English
literature. She also studied international relations at Regent's College
in London and Spanish at UNAM in Mexico City.