Biography of Laura Ling

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  • Full Name: Laura Ling
  • Profession: Journalist~Presenter
  • Birth Place: Carmichael, California, United States
  • Date of birth: Wednesday, December 1, 1976
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Education: Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California and University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Ling
Laura g. Ling is an American journalist of Chinese ancestry who worked for the Current TV correspondent who also serves as Vice President of the community of Vanguard Journalism Unit, community producing TV series Vanguard. Laura Ling is a sister of Lisa Ling, acclaimed journalist who worked as a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show, National Geographic Explorer, and CNN.

Laura g. Ling was born on December 1, 1976 in Carmichael, California. She is the youngest daughter of the couple Doug Ling, a Chinese immigrant with his wife Mary Mei Ling who hails from Tainan, Taiwan. Parents divorced when he was Ling was four years old. After the divorce, Ling participated with her older sister lived and was raised by his father in the city of Sacramento, California. In this city, Ling then went into the Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks. Ling became interested in journalism with the world following the footsteps of sister first became a journalist.

To further sharpen its ability, Ling choose entry to the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in communication studies, which he finally completed in 1998. His career began when he believed Ling to become producer on a show that aired on Channel One News. After that, he then moved to become a contributor in a series of documentaries for MTV. After no longer works for MTV, Ling joined Current TV pick. This is the beginning of a career as an international journalist Ling began.

By Current TV, Ling was commissioned to raise issues surrounding the world's countries including Cuba, Indonesia, the Philippines, Turkey, the West Bank, and the Amazon River. Not only that, Ling also asked to cover the beritu surrounding social problems such as the seedy life around Sao Paulo, Brazil, gangs and homeless teens in Los Angeles, as well as the underground churches in China even until the condition of the drug war in Mexico.

The year menjasi in 2009, will not be forgotten by Ling Ling is caused with a colleague jurnalisnya, Had, ever put into a detention cell in North Korea during the 140 days. At the time, Ling and Lee Central covered situation regarding South Korea labor traded to China.

When they are on the border with North Korea and China have already passed the border suddenly arrested by the police of North Korea. They are accused of being an American spy and went into North Korea illegally. They even had a chance was sentenced to 12 years hard labor by North Korea since the Court was accused of serious crimes.

Knowing there are two American journalists imprisoned in North Kore, former President Bill Clinton. He made several diplomatic discussions to free Ling and Lee. Uasaha Clinton is not done in vain because they were finally freed from jail in North Korea over Kim Jong-il's instruction.

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