Rosie Nguyen
Rosie Nguyen joined ABC13 in December 2021 as their Race & Culture Journalist. She is one of eight who are working at ABC-Owned TV stations across the country, expanding coverage of underrepresented communities. In addition to focusing on local reports about Houston's communities of color, she works in collaboration with the national team to produce episodes for their Hulu docuseries called "Our America."

Rosie comes to Texas from KTVX in her hometown of Salt Lake City, where she helped launch the market's first live nightly news discussion show during the 7 p.m. hour. As the anchor and host of "In Focus," she explored various topics of community interest such as racial equity, LGBTQ+ issues, disability rights, restorative justice, intergenerational poverty, mental health, and more.

During her time in Utah, she won multiple awards including a 2021 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy in the Breaking News category as an anchor during the destructive George Floyd riots. She's also won several first-place awards with the Utah Society of Professional Journalists in the categories of Criminal Justice, Minority Issues, and General News reporting.

She graduated from the University of Utah (Go Utes!) and began her news career as the weekend morning anchor for KEZI in Eugene, Oregon. Rosie is the daughter of two Vietnam War refugees and speaks Vietnamese fluently. She and her boyfriend Jason are excited to live in a city with one of the largest Vietnamese populations in the country. They have a Labrador Retriever, Dug, who loves to venture the outdoors with them. If you have any recommendations for good places to eat or places to explore, please send them her way!

Rosie's Stories
Beekeeper denies claims he lured bees to Texas House candidate's tent at polling site in Pearland
The scene has created quite a buzz! The man at the center of the allegations denies that he parked near the candidate's tent and was at the polling site early to vote.
Action 13: Woman trapped in NE Houston home for 5 days turns to Action 13 about downed lines
Firefighters urged Natalie Washington to keep away from the wires that she said sparked a fire during last week's storm until they can be fixed. However, no help arrived despite calls to CenterPoint Energy.
70 years after Brown v. Board of Education: 'No kid should ever be left behind'
While Brown v. Board of Education transformed the direction of education in our nation, educators and historians think more work needs to be done.
'Everybody's frustrated': No relief for some Walker County neighbors still flooded after 2.5 weeks
"It's destroying people's lives," one Walker County neighbor said as Thursday's forecast brings fear for those trapped in flood waters for the last two and a half weeks since the last storm.
Crockett Elementary parents feel 'blindsided' after learning HISD principal was forced to resign
The district said the cuts were due to performance, but two in the latest group that received the boot were awarded HISD's Elementary and Middle School's Principals of the Year in 2023.
Attention all foodies! Take an adventure with the City of Pearland's International Cuisine Trail
The City of Pearland is offering a free digital passport, called the International Cuisine Trail, to reward visitors who check out their locally-owned restaurants.
Man dies after being pinned under car following crash in SE Houston gas station parking lot: HPD
Authorities said the vehicle was driving at a high rate of speed, stopped, hit the man, and dragged him 70 feet.
16-year-old bystander shot when 2 drivers fire at each other after crash in Greenspoint, HPD says
Police said it's unclear who the aggressor was in this situation, but they said the two drivers began firing at one another after the crash, also wounding a teen at a taco stand nearby.
Questions linger about diversity among future HPD leadership after Chief Finner's forced retirement
"Will (the new chief) be able to relate to Acres Homes like River Oaks?" Questions linger about diversity among future HPD leadership after Troy Finner's forced retirement.
Harris County sheriff's chief of staff charged with injury to a child
According to court documents, a trusted leader in Sheriff Ed Gonzalez's office faces an injury to a child charge related to an alleged assault of his 14-year-old son.