Cathy L. Hue (formerly Cathy L. Truong) had her 15-minutes of fame at birth; reported as the first Vietnamese-American born in Bradley County, Tennessee.
Raised in various suburbs around Los Angeles, Cathy stuck to her proud Angeleno roots and graduated from the University of Southern California (USC Annenberg) with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and a minor in cinema-television in 2000.
Cathy is a freelance TV Producer / Documentary Journalist with over 15-years of experience. She’s received two Emmy Awards (Best Public Affairs Series) while at KCET’s newsmagazine show, SoCal Connected; a 2015 Press Club Award (Short Documentary) for her story on the Zorthian Ranch; and a 2014 Telly Award as a Segment Producer on the docu-reality series, Society X w/ Laura Ling on the E! Network.
Earlier in her career, Cathy worked at the educational network Channel One News, where she produced long-form segments covering politics, social issues, and human-interest stories catered to a teen audience. (For a glimpse of some of these stories, check out Cathy’s Producer Reel)
From 2005-2006, Cathy lived in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to learn the Vietnamese language and explore her cultural roots. During this time, she produced a series of independent mini-documentaries that were broadcast on Al Gore’s cable network, Current TV.
In 2009, Cathy co-founded Asia Media Lab with Todd Brown, a media production company in SE Asia. In 2011, Cathy launched Our Story Productions, a personal documentary production service for non-profits, businesses, and individuals.
Cathy permanently resides in the Los Angeles area; and travels frequently with a keen interest for a good story. She has traveled to over 25 different countries and extensively across the U.S.
Cathy is motivated by telling unique stories that move, encourage dialogue and broaden perspective. Moreover, the human beings she meets along the way are her inspiration.
Her many scattered interests include architecture, music, documentary, and social causes.
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