Tune in on Saturday, May 21 to watch the NBC4 Life Connected Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Special that airs at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning Life Connected series celebrates several Asian Americans who live and work throughout Southern California.
The 30-minute special, hosted by NBC4 Reporter Ted Chen and Today in LA Traffic Anchor Holly Hannula, includes stories by Reporter Patrick Healy looking at the cross-cultural mix that makes up the bustling Sawtelle district in West Los Angeles. Reporter Hetty Chang sits down with the Daria Jazmin who was featured on NBC's "The Voice" and her sister as they perform together and talk about their Chinese heritage.
Ted talks with Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu, and his Korean history that brought him to his current seat. Renowned photographer Nick Ut, who captured the well-known photo of the Napalm girl during the Vietnam War, shares with Reporter Gordon Tokumatsu his experience covering and shooting some of the biggest stories of our time.
Also, watch the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month public service announcement on the main channel, CoziTV and at NBCLA.com which features NBC4 journalists sharing what their heritage means to them.