Ha Thi Thanh Huong

Humphrey Fellow - Viet Nam


Admission Date: Fall 2018
Completion Date: Spring 2019


Ms. Ha Thi Thanh Huong has been a senior investigative reporter for print and online newspapers in Vietnam for over a decade covering politics, public policy, and environmental issues. She has earned her several awards for her work, including the National Press Award for her exposé of the secret Vietnam-China border war of 1979-1989. As a Humphrey fellow, she is focusing on the complex relationship between political policy-making and the media. Huong plans to return to Vietnam better able to play a leadership role in improving public policy. She completed her BA at the Academy of Journalism and Communication.