Tram Mai Biography
Tram Mai is a Vietnamese-American Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter/host/news apprentice working for 12News serving as a noon-time anchor. Previously, she was tenured at WSYX/ WTTE-TV as a full-time weekend news anchor/reporter in November 1999.
Tram Mai Career
Mai is an American journalist working for 12News as an anchor at the network’s evening and noontime newscast that airs from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Having tenured at the network for more than two decades, she anchors the network’s multi-platform noon show 12 @ 12, with 12 minutes of uninterrupted content. She began her career at KABC in Los Angeles in 1995 as a production assistant. Additionally, she was first hired as a reporter at WOFL in Orlando, FL out of the Gainesville bureau.
Earlier next year she was tenured at CFN-13 in Florida out of the Volusia County bureau. She later relocated to Columbus, OH where she was tenured as a weekend anchor and a reporter. There she served for three years prior to joining KPNX in 2003. She was later accorded an Emmy for her excellent work in her reporting and anchoring career. Additionally, she was also acknowledged as the Best Anchor in 2019, won a Casey Award, several Emmy nominations, and other several awards from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalism.
When she was a year old, she and her family fled on the last plane out of when Saigon before the Communists took over the country. She took her first steps at a refugee camp at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The family later relocated to southern California, where she was raised in. She later majored in communication studies with a minor in Asian American Studies and later graduated from UCLA.
There she featured the death of Senator John McCain, the hurricanes in Florida, and Ed’s teacher walkout in Arizona, Arizona’s historic ‘Red. Additionally, she also covered several headlines for the network. She also served as co-host alongside Regis Philbin, where they featured several celebrities, covering the Arizona Cardinals when they went to the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida, and the red carpet for the Emmys in Los Angeles. As a journalist, the most rewarding part of Tram’s job is making a difference in people’s lives. During her free time, Tram loves camping, baking, decorating, and hosting parties for friends and family, especially kids’ parties.
Tram Mai Age
Mai is 49 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 5, 1974, in Saigon, Vietnam.
Tram Mai Height
Mai stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Tram Mai Family
Mai was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and raised in southern California, United States by her parents. When Tram was a year old, her family fled on the last plane out of Saigon before the Communists took over the country. It was at a refugee camp at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida that she took her first steps. Eventually, her family made their way to southern California, where Tram grew up most of her life.
Tram Mai Husband
Mai got married to her loving husband, Steve Kraus on March 31, 2008. Kraus owns a cafe called Press Coffee, where his team roasts and brews the best coffee. The duo is blessed with lovely twins a boy Zakary and a girl Zoey. The family resides in Arizona with their golden retriever, Pressley Ann.
Tram Mai’s Net Worth
Mai has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a noon-time anchor.
Tram Mai Salary
Mai earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Tram Mai 12News
Mai is working at 12News where she works alongside other famous 12News anchors and reporters including;
- Lindsay Riley
- Cameron Cox
- Emily Pritchard
- Emma Jade
- Krystle Henderson
- Jonathan McCall
- Joe Dana
- Brahm Resnik
- Luke Lyddon
- Lauren Rainson
- Stella Sun
- Lina Washington