Senior Writer & Producer, Investigative & Enterprise Unit
Xuan Thai joined ESPN in January of 2023 as a senior writer and producer in the ESPN Investigative and Enterprise Unit.
She was previously deputy bureau chief of the south region for NBC News, managing a team of correspondents, producers and assignment editors. Prior, she was a field producer based out of Miami.
She started in news at CNN where she covered the White House and Congress, eventually making the move to New York to become a show producer for MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd, and Andrea Mitchell Reports.
Among other honors, she was part of the team that won a Murrow Award in 2020 for Continuing News Coverage and the 2018 GLAAD Award for Outstanding TV Journalism Segment.
She has a law degree from George Mason University and is a University of Florida alumnus.