About Suzanne Phan
PHAN, SUZANNE is a TV news reporter and multi-media journalist at News10-KXTV in Sacramento, CA. She shoots, edits, and reports daily for the 11 p.m. news on-air and online. She has been a professional reporter for more than 15 years. Phan speaks several languages including Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese. She is also an avid world traveler. She has been fortunate to travel to 18 different countries. Among her favorites: Mexico and India. Most recently, she and her beau traveled to Amsterdam to catch the World Cup Final (Spain vs. Netherlands) and vlogged about it. They also produced a story on the economic impact of the cannabis culture in Amsterdam. Phan is passionate about travel to developing countries, photography, learning languages and about other cultures, and telling stories. She is a board member and past co-president of AAJA Sacramento Chapter, Asian American Journalists Association. Connect with her on Twitter at: @suzannephan and on Facebook: SuzannePhanNews10.
- Occupation: Reporter /Multi-Media Journalist
- Organization: News10 KXTV
- Location: Sacramento, CA 95818 usa
- Twitter: SuzannePhan
- Facebook: SuzannePhanNews10
- Was accepted for Jan 09-14 2011 Multimedia Training.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Suzanne Phan:
- DNA Delay: Limited Resources Leave Rape Kits Untested 
News10 multimedia reporters Suzanne Phan and Maneeza Iqbal explore the dilemma surrounding untested rape kits- why so many of them remain untested and what impact that has on solving crimes. Link to the web article: http://www.news10.net/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=162026 In-depth multimedia project: http://topics.news10.net/untested%20rape%20kits/
- Locals Work to Stop Child Sex Trafficking Problem 
Sacramento has ranked as high as second as a child prostitution hotspot in the U.S. It's up there with cities like Las Vegas, Chicago, New York City and Oakland. The subject of selling sex and children is disturbing to many people, but in the Sacramento region, many community groups have been galvanized to help combat the problem locally and globally. Web Producer Maneeza Iqbal and I created a comprehensive report to highlight the problem, anti-trafficking experts, pending legislation, and resources available. Check out the extended videos clips, maps, and charts.
- Amsterdam's Lucrative Cannabis Culture: Can it Work in California 
The measure that would legalize the sale and recreational use of marijuana in California is sparking heated debate. In the Netherlands, marijuana is “tolerated.” Pot use and sales are legal-- to a certain degree. Pot-selling coffeeshops generate billions of dollars. Could it work in California? Multimedia journalists Suzanne Phan and Ryan Yamamoto take a closer look at Amsterdam’s cannabis culture and the economic impact of taxing marijuana. And, they explain why Amsterdam is closely watching Prop 19.
Content on this site written by Suzanne Phan (includes contributory writing):
- Godspeed – Motorcycle Repair
- Godspeed is a biker’s paradise. There’s a motorcycle repair shop, bar/cafe and tattoo parlor all under one roof. Owner Dan Mather wanted to create the kind of place where he ...