Allyn Hoang (AAJA-Texas) is an anchor and host on Eye Opener, a Tribune nationally syndicated morning news show based in Dallas, TX. She was recently nominated for two 2016 Lone Star Emmys for the TV Host category as well as for her Lunar New Year segment under the Historic/Cultural News Story category. As a proud AAJA member since 2008, Allyn believes that part of the reason why she got into news and media is because she wants to effectively make a positive impact on diversity in coverage of stories. By doing so, she hopes to help foster unity and understanding in society as a whole. Follow Allyn on Twitter at @allynhoang.
Archith Seshadri (AAJA-Asia) is a former CNN International editor who has returned to his native country India to be an anchor for the new Indian news channel World is One News (WION). The project will be the first English-language program for the Mumbai-based Zee Media Group to report on global news from a South Asian perspective. Archith is a Georgia Tech graduate who has reported and anchored at stations across the southern U.S. including Charlotte, Augusta and Macon, GA. Follow Archith on Twitter at @archithNEWS.
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