Loan-Anh Pham

Loan-Anh Pham is a bilingual education reporter at San José Spotlight, a nonprofit newsroom inthe heart of Silicon Valley. At Spotlight, Pham covers K-12 schools and aims to highlighteducational inequities in one of the nation’s most expensive areas. She previously reported onAsian American issues at AsAmNews and #IAmNotAVirus, and was a Spotlight intern coveringVietnamese communities. A recent UCLA graduate, Pham worked at the Daily Bruin, reportingon issues like immigration and gun violence. She obtained degrees in communication, publicaffairs and gender studies. Her fondest journalism memories include working as editor-in-chiefof her high school newspaper, The Union. She loves Vietnamese coffee, overfilled bookshelvesand puns.

San José Spotlight

San José Spotlight is the city’s first nonprofit digital news organization dedicated to independent political and business reporting. It is relentless and unapologetic about its mission to provide public service journalism that ignites civic engagement, educates citizens and strengthens our democracy.