Betty Nguyen Bio|Wiki
Betty Nguyen is an American morning news co-anchor for Miami CBS O&O WFOR and the CBS News Miami streaming channel. She previously worked for several news organizations, including NBC News, MSNBC, CBS News, CNN, and WPIX in New York City.
Nguyen has won several awards throughout her career, including a Regional Emmy Award for Outstanding Noon Newscast, the Legacy of Women Award, the Great Women of Texas Award, and Golden Touch Award, and the Outstanding Youngest Texas Exes Award.
Betty Nguyen Age
She was born on September 1, 1974, in Saigon, Vietnam. Nguyen is 48 years old.
Betty Nguyen Parents
Betty Nguyen was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1974, and is of Vietnamese and Scottish-American descent. During the Fall of Saigon in April 1975, Nguyen and her family fled Vietnam for the United States. It is not clear whether Nguyen has any siblings. Her father was an American serviceman who fell in love with a Vietnamese college student.
Betty Nguyen Education
Nguyen graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Texas.
Betty Nguyen CBS Miami|WFOR
She is currently working as a morning news co-anchor for Miami CBS O&O WFOR and the CBS News Miami streaming channel. Nguyen joined CBS O&O WFOR in March 2023 and currently co-anchors along with Keith Jones, meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez, and breaking news and traffic anchor Austin Carter on weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m.
She previously worked for various news organizations such as NBC News, MSNBC, CBS News, CNN, and WPIX.
She began her career as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. Nguyen has also worked as an anchor at KTBT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Dallas, where she closely covered the Columbia disaster.
Nguyen made television history as the first Vietnamese-American who anchored a national TV broadcast in the U.S. The Smithsonian Institute honored Nguyen in 2007 for her work as the first Vietnamese-American to anchor a national television news program in the United States.
Throughout her career, Nguyen has covered numerous breaking news events and stories. In addition to her coverage of the Columbia disaster, she also covered various breaking news stories while working as an anchor for Dallas’ KTVT-TV, a CBS affiliate.
Nguyen’s contributions to the field of journalism have been recognized with various awards and honors. In 2015, she was inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame. The Smithsonian Institute also honored Nguyen in 2007 for her work.
Betty Nguyen Height
She is a woman of above-average Stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m).
Betty Nguyen Husband
Nguyen is married woman to her husband Anthony-Joseph DiMatteo, who is a senior financial analyst. Betty and her husband have two sons named Thomas and Christopher.
Betty Nguyen Salary|Net Worth
Nguyen is the morning news co-anchor for Miami CBS O&O WFOR and CBS News. As a journalist, she has worked for various stations including CBS News, NBC, and MSNBC, among others. Nguyen has an estimated salary of $267,789 annually and a net worth of $3.1 million.
Where Is Betty Nguyen
Nguyen is a trailblazing journalist. She has recently been named morning news co-anchor for Miami CBS O&O WFOR and the CBS News Miami streaming channel.
She joined co-anchor Keith Jones, meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez, and breaking news and traffic anchor Austin Carter on weekdays from 4:30 to 7 a.m. on March 13, 2023.
Nguyen returned to CBS News and Stations, where she previously served as a network morning news anchor and correspondent from 2010 to 2013.