Leyna Nguyen

 Photo Credit:  www.loveacrosstheocean.org

Photo Credit:  www.loveacrosstheocean.org

Leyna Nguyen is a television anchor and reporter in Southern California.  Having won three Emmy Awards, she currently anchors the weeknight news on a Los Angeles CBS affiliate. 

Ms. Nguyen has appeared in numberous television shows and movies such as NCIS: Los Angeles, Dexter, The Day After Tomorrow, and Austin Powers in Goldmember.

Besides appearing on the big and television screens, Ms. Nguyen's other passion is humanitarian work.  She founded and is the president of Love Across the Ocean (LATO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families in Vietnam and America.  Her work with LATO earned her the 2011 CA State Legislature Woman of the Year Award.  Among other activities, Ms. Nguyen has also hosted the Jerry Lewis Labor Day MDA telethons and Summer Special Olympics.