Thanh Truong is an NBC News Correspondent based in Atlanta. He contributes to all NBC News properties, including "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today" and MSNBC.
Prior to joining NBC News in July 2009, Truong had been a general assignment reporter with KUSA in Denver since 2006. Since joining KUSA, Truong had reported on a variety of breaking news stories including the 2008 Democratic National Convention. From 2004-2006, Truong was a general assignment reporter with WWL in New Orleans. He covered the initial impact and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and was part of the team reporting for the only local station to remain on the air throughout the storm. The team’s work earned a Peabody and Alfred I. duPont award for Hurricane Katrina coverage. Truong also worked as a reporter for WMAZ in Macon, Georgia and WWNY in Watertown, New York.
Truong is the recipient of awards from the Associated Press, Colorado Broadcaster Association and the Colorado Association of Black Journalists.
Truong graduated from Syracuse University with a masters degree in broadcast journalism and received a bachelors degree in philosophy, politics, and law from Binghamton University.