Some Asian characters in Hollywood movies appear to be harmless from the outside, but the stereotypes on display harbour hidden hate that causes serious harm.
Liem Vu is a Toronto-based journalist and television personality. He can be seen weekdays on Global News Morning, The Morning Show and The News at Noonas a co-host and weather specialist.
Born and raised in Toronto, Liem is the youngest of a family who fled a war-torn Vietnam in search of a new life in Canada. After spending his childhood in Scarborough, Liem graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto and went on to earn his Master of Journalism degree at Ryerson University.
His sense of curiosity and passion for storytelling have brought him to the front lines of breaking news. Liem has written for both local and national publications including The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and The National Post. In 2011, he produced and hosted a series of investigative features for MTV News, focusing on hot-button sociopolitical issues aimed at Canadian youth. He has also contributed to ET Canada Live as a social media correspondent.
In his role on Global News Morning, Liem often features as a reporter, offering his own take on the trending news of the day. He is active behind the camera, producing and editing many of his own stories for the show and profiling community events in-studio; he also sevres as a weather specialist for the show, providing viewers with what they need to know about the forecast every weekday.
Liem is an avid music fan, insatiable foodie, and all-around nerd. Prior to his career as a journalist, he moonlighted as the lead singer of a barbershop quartet called ‘The TemptAsians’ and has seen every episode of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer at least twice.
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