Thanh Truong Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Family, Wife, WWL, Net Worth, Salary

Thanh Truong is an American Anchor/Reporter who is best known for his time working with 4WWL-TV serving the station as an Evening Anchor.

Thanh Truong Biography

Thanh Truong is an American Anchor/Reporter who is best known for his time working with 4WWL-TV where he was serving the station as an Evening Anchor for the 5, and 10 PM newscasts. He leaves the station and tweeted on his Twitter account that he and his wife will be launching a new true crime podcast based in NOLA. At the moment he works for WWL Radio/Audacy as a Digital Content Producer since June 2022.

Thanh Truong Education

He attended Binghamton University for his undergraduate studies and earned a Master’s Degree in Broadcasts Journalism from Syracuse University.

Thanh Truong Career

Truong was previously working with WWL-TV where he was serving the station as an Evening Anchor. He left the station in February 2020 to begin a new chapter of his journalism career. Prior to signing off, he wanted to share some thank yous.

When he was a kid, he states that there were many times he felt out of place. He states that guesses it is part of the experience of being a first-generation immigrant. Truong was a member of WWL-TV’s award-winning team which chronicled the impact, chaos, and immediate recovery of Hurricane Katrina. He states that his journey in journalism has taken him to places ranging from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

When playing basketball, he states he would be the last one to be chosen or close to the last. He states that he could not tell whether it was because he didn’t have a jump shot or because he looked different. He further explains that that stuck with him when he was young even as he traveled the country and at times the world, reporting on countless stories.

Truong, however, states that when he first came to New Orleans, about 17 years ago, Channel 4 picked him to play and New Orleans saw him play. He explains that he wasn’t always the best shooter, and certainly missed a lot of shots, but he hustled.

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Thanh Truong Photo

Truong states that he played hard for his team. Thanh says a big thank you to Channel 4 News for taking a chance on home and a big thank you to all the great people that work with the WWL-TV station. He also states that he would love to say thank you to New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana.

As he finishes off, he states that he would love to thank his wife for enduring the holidays he missed and the time they spent apart because of his job. He also wants to give a big thanks to his family who has been through so much with him but accomplished much more.

He asks God to keep guiding them and with his help, he plans on staying in New Orleans. For him, this is the only place that has told him that he belonged on the team. In closing, he gave a big thanks to the people that continuously watched him and says he will miss it all and the people.

Thanh Truong Age

Truong was born in Can Tho, Vietnam, and raised in Johnson City, New York. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Thanh Truong Height

Truong stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Thanh Truong Family

Truong was born in the Vietnamese city of Can Tho. He and his family boarded a boat to flee Vietnam in 1978. After months in a Thai refugee camp, his family was sponsored by St. Margaret Mary’s parish in Apalachin, New York, to immigrate to the United States. Thanh was raised in Johnson City, New York, where his family ran a restaurant for nearly two decades. He has seven siblings.

Thanh Truong Wife

He is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Thanh Truong Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Thanh Truong Salary

Truong earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Thanh Truong Leaving WWL-TV

Truong left the WWL TV team in the month of February 2020 after 6 years and 6 months. After this, he went on to work for New Orleans Unsolved Podcast serving the team as a Co-Founder. He co-founded this podcast show in the month of February 2020. He also worked for WWL Radio/Audacy as a Digital content producer from the month of June 2022.

Thanh Truong WWL-TV

Truong worked at WWL where he worked alongside other famous WWL anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Chris Franklin
  2. April Dupre
  3. Paul Dudley
  4. Alexandra Cranford
  5. Devin Bartolotta
  6. Payton Malone
  7. Charisse Gibson
  8. Michelle Morgan
  9. Sheba Turk
  10. Karen Swensen
  11. Leslie Spoon
  12. Eric Paulsen
  13. Doug Mouton
  14. Katie Moore
  15. Ricardo LeCompte

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Truong.

Who is Truong? He is an American journalist serving as an anchor at 4WWL TV in New Orleans
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 8 inches
SpouseNot Available
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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