Josie Huang Bio – Wiki
Josie Huang is a Asian American Communities Correspondent working with KPCC and LAist. She was arrested on Sunday, September 13th at the Los Angeles Hospital protests, where a protesters were shouting “We hope you die” outside the hospital where two wounded deputies were “fighting for their lives.”
Josie Huang Age
Despite being in limelight as a reporter, Josie has managed to keep her personal details off the public. Thus her age is not known. We will update you if any information on her age arises.
Josie Huang Husband
Huang has not disclosed any details on her love life. Therefore, its not clear if she is single, married or in a relationship. We will be sure to keep you informed if we get any information.
Josie Huang Career
According to her LinkedIn page, Huang has been a radio reporter/ producer at KPCC in Southern California, Greater Los Angeles Area since March 2012. Prior to joining KPCC, she worked as a producer and host in Maine Public Broadcasting Network . She also held a staff writing position at Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram between 2001 August and June 2008 .
Her bio says.“More Asian Americans live in L.A. County than any other county in the U.S. The communities are varied and complex and often invisible in the mainstream media. I tell the stories of recent immigrants and families who have been here for generations to answer the question: How do you navigate the intersection of being Asian and American and what impact does that have on L.A.’s future?”
Josie Huang Arrest
On September 13th 2020 Huang was arrested at the Los Angeles Hospital protests, where a group of people was shouting “We hope you die” outside the hospital where two wounded deputies were “fighting for their lives.”
Conflicting information about the events leading up to Huang’s arrest have emerged . According toLos Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies , Huang ran toward deputies and interfered with the arrest of a man who was protesting, and said she did not identify herself as press and did not have press credentials. However, Huang managed to capture audio and video of her arrest in which she identified herself as a reporter.
Josie Huang Charges – Booked on a Misdemeanor Charge
According to KTLA and Huang’s Twitter account, Huang was booked on a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of justice and released from jail a few hours later. Just before 5 a.m. Huang wrote on her Twitter account that she was released from the jail and headed home. Earlier a tweet showed her coverage of the protest outside the hospital. LAist reported Huang was taken to the women’s jail at the Century Regional Detention Center and released at about 4 a.m.
Huang wrote on Twitter, “Hi, all. I’m out of county jail and am headed home. Thank you for caring. I have seen @LASDHQ tweets and have thoughts and videos to share soon after a little rest.” Later on, she shared the videos and an account of her experiences. The video shows her phone clatter to the ground.
“I’m a reporter! I’m with KPCC!” she shouted.
On another video she is seen filming the arrest of the first man. She said her phone was on zoom. She wrote on Twitter that Deputies told her to back up, but she had nowhere to back up. She also that claimed she was wearing her press badge. She that said she was covering the shooting before her arrest.
“One of the deputies is a mom of a 6 year-old. I felt my chest tighten thinking about the little boy,” she wrote on Twitter.
According to her, she said she was in her car “tying things up” with an editor when she heard a commotion outside and went to see what it was. She also said that she was wearing her press badge. She shared video of the arrest of a man, which was followed by her own arrest.
“Thank you all for the support and to the loveliest colleagues at @KPCC and @LAist. Our newsroom works really hard to cover our community and is proud to exercise our 1st Amendment rights, along with all the rest of you,” her thread concluded.