Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Angela Sun

Angela Sun is an award-winning American journalist, television presenter, and sports reporter. A correspondent for ESPN X Games, Sun is also one of the faces of Al Gore's Current TV network. Born in Saratoga, California, of Chinese descent, Angela Sun began her career interning at High School Sports Focus of KICU-TV in the Bay Area. She went on to executive produce and create a local cable newsmagazine show. A self-taught surfer, skateboarder and snowboarder, Sun attended UCLA, and shortly after landed her first hosting job. Angela's action sports background led her to become the host of Beyond The Action for EXTV and a reporter for the LG Action Sports Championships. She was sponsored by Roxy, Reef, Oakley, Billabong, Rip Curl, and Vans. Sun competed in pro/am surf events and was a team rider for Loaded Skateboards.

In 2003 Sun was hired as correspondent for Fox Sports Net's 54321. She went on to report for FSN West's Dig! Volleyball Magazine show.

ESPN hired Sun as a correspondent for X Center for Summer X Games 11. She continues to report for The X Games as the New Media correspondent for ESPN.com.

In the summer of 2005 Sun left to shoot a 3 part documentary series for Current TV about Underground Christian Missionaries in China that would win her a Telly Award.

Upon return, Sun took to the red carpets and celebrity events as correspondent for ESPN Hollywood. The show was canceled after a short-lived run on ESPN2.

In 2006 Sun joined Current TV, hosting in-studio and producing and reporting in the field. Her work has taken her around the globe, including places like China, Guatemala, Australia, Philippines, Germany.

Angela presented at the 2007 Vision Awards, to raise awareness forRetinitis Pigmentosa and RP International.

Sun was a correspondent for The CW's new show, The CW Now pilot.

Angela appears opposite Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker in the 2008 film, Street Kings.

In 2008 Sun joined luxury lifestyle newsmagazine, LXTV First Look airing nationally on NBC as a host, most recently traveling to Hong Kong to explore trends in fine dining, travel, and nightlife.

In addition to LXTV, Sun hosts the show InnerView as well as MTV Iggy on the newly launched global channel of MTV networks.

Angela speaks mandarin Chinese, Spanish, and some German.

She has traveled to over 35 countries and studied abroad in Australia at the University of New South Wales.

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