Nydia is an Emmy award-winning journalist, committed to getting real results for our Action News viewers. She is dedicated to exposing scams, protecting consumers, and encouraging businesses and agencies to do the right thing. In her work related to #ThisIsAmerica, Nydia hopes to inspire all of us to get to know each other's unique American stories, check our own biases, and act as positive agents of change and unity in our communities. Nydia also covers general news as an Action News anchor and has traveled frequently to cover national stories.
Prior to joining Action News in October of 2002, Nydia worked for KTRK-TV, the ABC station in Houston, Texas, and KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City. Nydia started her career as a reporter at KIFI-TV in Pocatello, Idaho.
Nydia is dedicated to helping our community in a myriad of ways. She is on the community advisory board for the Asian American Women's Coalition and volunteers her time for a number of other organizations. She is especially passionate about raising awareness and desperately needed funds for lung cancer research after the passing of her mother in 2009. Nydia also enjoys mentoring aspiring journalists.
Nydia received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a focus on International Studies from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Fluent in Korean, Nydia also graduated from a program at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.
Nydia is a mom to two young children, a wife and a friend. She enjoys good food, good wine, and most of all, a good laugh.
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What's the Deal: 6abc Black Friday Playbook
Just in time for your holiday shopping, the 6abc Black Friday Playbook is back with dozens of deals - and even some freebies - from retailers just for our 6abc viewers!
Action News Troubleshooters investigation reveals hole in state system that tracks sex offenders
The investigation was prompted by complaints about a local man's business but turned into something far more disturbing opening up questions about the safety of our families.
Consumer Reports: Beware of robotic vacuum cleaners
Holiday shopping is right around the corner and robotic vacuum cleaners are expected to be on many wish lists. But beware while those smart vacs are good at picking up dirt, they can be bad about navigating themselves.
What's the Deal: Holiday shopping tips to save you money beyond Black Friday
It's that time of year where we are making our lists and checking them twice, and who doesn't love saving money on shopping? We have some holiday shopping tips to get you through Black Friday and beyond.
Philadelphia parents outraged after asbestos discovered in another school
Asbestos concerns continue to grow in the Philadelphia School District.
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If you like fine jewelry or know someone who does, get ready to do some shopping! The Lagos Sample Sale begins this weekend.
Action News Troubleshooters: A new push to make phone repairs cheaper, more accessible
There's now a strong push to give consumers and independent shops more choice over electronic repairs.
Census Bureau seeks to fill thousands of jobs in Philadelphia, millions nationwide
As the 2020 Census draws closer, there are tremendous opportunities for employment. The government is actively recruiting for all kinds of positions.
Who to root for (and against) with the Eagles off in Week 10
The Birds are off Sunday, so we asked Nydia and Karen to pick the winners of the game's that impact the Eagles most. How do you think they did?