Angela An is a three-time, Emmy award winning journalist.
She co-anchors the weekday morning newscasts, beginning at 4:25 a.m., with Jeff Hogan.
Angela joined WBNS-10TV in August 2000. Along with her anchoring duties, Angela is also the lead reporter for 10TV's CrimeTracker 10 series. In 2010, An earned first place in the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists awards for her consumer investigation into hotel security. She was also given the "Operation Heroes Award" by the Federation of Indian Associations for her commitment to cultural awareness. In 2008, she earned three Emmy award, for best anchor, best reporter and best general assignment reporting.
In 2007, Angela was named best reporter in Ohio from the SPJ. She also won an award for best coverage of minority issues in Ohio.
Other achievements include best spot news coverage from the Associated Press, Award for Excellence from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, media person of the year from Crime Stoppers of Central Ohio and most supportive civilian of the year from the Ohio State University Army ROTC Program.
Angela said that the most memorable story she has covered was the deadly December 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. She and a photographer spent 10 days reporting on Sri Lanka's road to recovery and brought back a weeklong series of stories about survival, loss and determination to rebuild.
Prior to joining 10TV, Angela worked at KSL-TV (Salt Lake City) as a reporter and fill-in anchor. She was one of the first journalists in the market to certify as a county wild land firefighter. Angela also co-founded a news magazine program, China Near and Far, based out of New York City. Her journalism career began behind the scenes at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles.
Angela is a strong supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,the Franklin County Dog Shelter, the Capital Area Humane Society and the Heinzerling Foundation for people with severe mental retardation. She is also heavily involved in organizations that support breast cancer research and other cancer awareness, such as Komen Columbus.
Angela is a native of New Jersey, but has lived in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Taiwan. Angela graduated from the University of Southern California with a dual major in broadcast journalism and East Asian area studies.
Outside of work, you can usually find Angela on the golf course or ski slopes, enjoying life. She is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do martial arts.