Josie Huang Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter
Josie Huang is an Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter for KPCC. Prior to that, she produced and reported for the station's Take Two show.
Huang came to KPCC from the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, where she was a reporter and co-host of the afternoon drive-time news show. Before that, she reported for the Portland (Me.) Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and The Republican newspaper in Springfield, Massachusetts. Assignments have taken her to Central America’s largest dump, a coastal Mississippi town recovering from Hurricane Katrina and the US-Canada border, which American seniors were crossing to buy cheaper prescription drugs.
Huang grew up in Maryland and Taiwan and went to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. She's happy to be near relatives, great cuisine and stand-up comedy venues.
Stories by Josie Huang
Public health experts say obesity-related disorders like diabetes, hypertension and joint disease can strike Asian-Americans at lower weight levels.
A dispute between festival organizers and the city of Garden Grove over bookkeeping and finances is threatening the popular Lunar New Year celebration.
It remains a mystery why another oarfish has washed ashore on a SoCal beach within a week of the first. But one thing is known: the second fish was female.
The Mayor's Office opened up council chambers and the rotunda so volunteers could provide legal assistance to those eligible for the federal Deferred Action program.
A New Year's Eve attack by two Latino men from Compton on four African-Americans prompted the creation of a special legislative committee to explore race issues.
In immigration news: Obama promises post-shutdown reform push, deportation milestone approaching, Latinos and the Dodgers, more
President Obama says immigration reform will become a priority again once the fiscal crisis is resolved. This and more.
Two incidents at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church exposed tensions between Asian-American churchgoers and the larger evangelical Christian community.
Mexico escapes elimination one more time and sends it's soccer fans on an emotional roller coaster ride. Next stop - Costa Rica
A UCLA analysis of 67 scripted cable and broadcast shows found that those with more diverse cast members posted above-average ratings.
Republicans hire their first-ever Hispanic state director in California and announce a new strategy to court the Latino vote in strategic areas across the country.
Bone marrow donations can potentially save the lives of people with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers. But it can be difficult finding donors, especially within certain ethnic communities.
The new law is directed at workers in situations where providing one-on-one personal care accounts for 80 percent or more of their duties.
Irvine is now one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation, partly due to its appeal to Asian homebuyers attracted to the planned community’s wide boulevards, open space and new construction.
Immigration reform advocates see an opening to take center stage and build momentum for federal action.
When "The Talk" co-host Julie Chen disclosed her eyelid surgery, she set off a storm of reaction on social media, including criticism and praise.