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GPS Your Career: Betty Nguyen

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This week my guest is Betty Nguyen, an award-winning journalist, whose work has taken her across the globe. Betty and I are going to discuss all the highlights of her career, what contributed to her tremendous success, and also what she has learned about women around the world. Betty’s career started as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. In March 2010, she joined CBS News as an anchor and correspondent, contributing to the network’s broadcasts and platforms, including The Early Show.

Before joining CBS News, Nguyen served as anchor of the weekend morning edition of CNN Newsroom since 2004. Betty has had some amazing assignments During this time at CNN, she anchored the network’s coverage of major news events, including the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti in 2010, Pope Benedict XVI’s first papal visit to the United States in 2008, the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, the death of Pope John Paul II in April 2005, and the London bombing attacks in July 2005.  Betty also anchored portions of CNN’s coverage of the tsunami disaster in South Asia, the Iraqi elections in January 2005 and the June 2004 handover of sovereignty to Iraq.