Ngoc Nguyen is an editor and reporter at New America Media, and frequently covers environment/health topics. She completed a 10-month reporting fellowship at the Sacramento Bee through the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. In 2008, she won The California Endowment Health Journalism fellowship. Nguyen was previously editor of NHA Magazine, a national bilingual Vietnamese American publication. She also worked as a healthcare journalist for SavvyHealth.com and About.com, and was an assistant producer at Marketplace, the radio program about business and global economics distributed by American Public Media.