Julia Nguyen is an assignment editor and social media coordinator at KEYT NewsChannel 3 and KCOY 12 Central Coast News.
She's an Orange County native transplanted in Santa Barbara.
She started her journalism experience with a program at her high school and has since been pursuing the field.
She got her start as a part-time video editor at KEYT before moving up to the Assignment Desk Editor position.
Prior to working at KEYT, she worked as a Videography intern for the UCSB Sustainability Program and a Multimedia Intern at The Santa Barbara Independent.
She has a Global Studies degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
When she’s not in the office taking calls and sorting emails, she’s either with her roommate’s Australian Shepherd dog named Leo or hanging out with friends and family.