Tran Nguyen

Trân Nguyễn is a bilingual data journalist covering the Vietnamese community and governmental issues in San Jose. She is a Report For America Corps Member.

Nguyễn has experience covering businesses, schools, police, city and county government. She’s passionate about local news and aims to produce data-driven, solutions stories for her community.

Nguyễn previously worked as a city hall reporter for the Ashland Tidings and the Mail Tribune in Oregon. While pursuing her master’s degree in data journalism at the University of Missouri, Nguyễn worked as a K-12 education and graphics reporter for the Columbia Missourian. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. Her hometown is Saigon, Vietnam.

San Jose-Evergreen Community College District names interim chancellor

The San Jose-Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) has appointed an interim chancellor after Byron D. Clift Breland’s sudden departure for a job in Southern California. Raul Rodriguez, who most recently served as interim president of Hartnell College in Salinas, started his new role this week. The district’s board of trustees voted unanimously to appoint Rodriguez to the...