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David Louie

David Louie (BSJ72) is a member of the Medill Hall of Achievement.

Louie is the business editor and tech reporter for KGO-TV the ABC affiliate in San Francisco. Louie joined ABC7 in 1972 becoming the station's first senior Asian American reporter. He has been the East Bay and Peninsula bureau chief, business and technology editor, and financial news anchor, reporting live from the floor of the Pacific Stock Exchange.

In 1996, Louie was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). He was AAJA national president for two years. In 1994, Louie was the first minority elected Chairman of the Board of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which bestows TV's coveted Emmy Award. In that capacity, he launched the Academy's Website, expanded a national program on media literacy for secondary school students, and created an annual scholarship program.

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