Natasha Chen Biography
Natasha Chen is an American journalist working for CNN, Los Angeles as a News Correspondent. Prior to this, she worked as an assignment journalist for KIRO7 News, Seattle, and as an anchor for KXXV-TV, Killen, TX. She has performed in musical theater in California, Texas, and even Oxford, and in college, she directed the Stanford Mixed Company a cappella group.
Natasha Chen Age
Natasha was born in 1985 in Baya, San Francisco.
Natasha Chen Height
Natasha stands at an estimated height of 5 feet, 6 inches tall.
Natasha Chen Parents
Natasha was born and raised by her parents in, San Francisco, Baya. Her brother Nick Chen is the co-founder and C.E.O of Pico.
Natasha Chen Husband
Natasha leads a private life and therefore she has not disclosed any information concerning her marriage.
Natasha Chen Education
Natasha graduated as valedictorian from San Mateo High School in 2002. She then attended Stanford University for her undergraduate degree in psychology. She studied broadcast journalism at the University of Southern California from 2006 to 2008.
Natasha used her Mandarin skills to create a documentary about democracy in Taiwan, which included an exclusive interview with Taiwan’s president. She also followed the United States presidential election in the Southwest in 2008, which led her to Central Texas.
Natasha Chen Career
Natasha’s journalism career began as a reporter and weekend anchor for KXXV in Killeen, Texas, where she covered breaking news such as the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting. She later worked for WREG in Memphis and KIRO 7 News in Seattle, where she covered education, income inequality, and housing affordability.
She shared the 2015 Northwest Emmy Award for team coverage for her reporting on a fatal Ride the Ducks crash she witnessed. She is a proud member of the Asian American Journalists Association and speaks Mandarin fluently.
Natasha Chen CNN
Natasha currently works as a CNN correspondent in the Los Angeles bureau. Chen has recently written about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on restaurant owners, theme park operators, tenants and landlords, immigrants, educators, and parents. Other stories in the news include the 2021 Atlanta spa shootings and the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, including the Atlanta response to Rayshard Brooks’ death. She spent time in 2019 at the United States-Mexico border, covering families separated by the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy.
She previously worked as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, where she reported on congressional developments, mass shootings, hurricanes, and wildfires for approximately 1,000 global affiliates. She also produced original content for affiliates about the intersection of technology and public safety, as well as the viewpoint of a North Korean refugee on the eve of President Trump’s first meeting with Kim Jong-Un.
Natasha Chen Racism issues
Natasha was filming a segment in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on May 24, 2020, when she claims a man yelled racist comments at her because she was wearing a mask while working. A person approached her while she was working on a story about the Memorial Day weekend, yelling expletives about her wearing a mask and blaming her for the pandemic. She told CNN after the fact, “In addition to shouting at us while wearing a mask. ‘Get out of his country,’ he said, with an expletive. And stated that I was the cause of this, referring to my ethnicity.
Natasha Chen Networth
Natasha has an estimated net worth of $2.5m.
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