Vu Chau


Vu Chau is studying journalism and communication studies at Sacramento State University. He’s currently the Digital Editor at The State Hornet (Jan. 2016–Present). He joined the student-run news organization as a staff writer during the spring semester of 2016 and became the Culture Editor the following fall term.

Vu’s other professional experiences include full-time internships during summer 2016 at Sactown Magazine (June-Sept. 2016), the region’s largest city magazine that has won over 30 national awards for publishing excellence in editorial, design and photography; and at National Public Radio‘s affiliate Capital Public Radio (Sept.–Dec. 2016), where he learned most of his digital skills, including building colorful and accessible graphics and infographics, as well as constructing timelines and maps that are interactive and dynamic to the station’s audience. It was also at CPR where Vu was introduced to radio news/broadcast writing.

Vu will graduate Magna Cum Laude from Sacramento State University in December 2017.

Fun facts about Vu:

  • He can eat Chinese cuisine everyday for the rest of his life.
    • He actually attempted this for a month, which eventually failed when he realized he was gaining too much weight.
      • It was also probably because of his craft beer obsession
  • He’s a Broadway musical geek and loves karaoke.

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