Xuan H. Thai
B.S. Telecommunication, 1998
Deputy Bureau Chief Southern Region for NBCUniversal Media
Board member of the Asian American Journalist Association
Hall of Fame 2021
Xuan H. Thai, B.S. Telecommunication 1998, is the Deputy Bureau Chief Southern Region for NBCUniversal Media, is a dedicated journalist who has worked in broadcast television at the national level for the last 17 years. After graduating from the George Mason School of Law school in 2001, she worked as a federal litigator for three years before returning to journalism in the prestigious News Associate program with CNBC. She then went to CNN covering the Supreme Court, the George W. Bush Administration, the first term of President Barack Obama and Congress. In 2012, she moved to NBC Network News in New York, working on programming for Andrea Mitchell, Chuck Todd, and Lawrence O’Donnell. Thai joined the Miami bureau for NBC network news in 2016. She is a board member of the Asian American Journalist Association, committed to bringing diverse voices and backgrounds to the newsroom.