Ngoc Nguyen

  • Ethnic Media Editor
  • Kaiser Health News


Ngoc Nguyen is partnerships and ethnic media editor for Kaiser Health News and California Healthline where she leads an initiative to develop and expand editorial collaborations with ethnic media. Before joining KHN, she was environment editor for New America Media, a national nonprofit news service for ethnic media, where she codirected a health and environment reporting fellowship program for California ethnic media journalists. Nguyen is an award-winning journalist, whose reporting has appeared in dozens of publications, including the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and national public radio programs. Her investigative report on the health impact of wartime Agent Orange exposure among Vietnamese Americans ran on the cover of the Mercury News and other newspapers, and won a 2014 national journalism award from the Asian American Journalists Association. She has worked as an environment reporter for the Sacramento Bee and an assistant producer for Marketplace. Nguyen is an alumna of Metcalf Institute’s 2007-2008 Environmental Reporting Fellowship Program and the 2011 Marine Science Seminar for Journalists. She’s a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and California State University, Northridge.

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