LOS ANGELES TIMES
Sunday December 25, 2005
Faces to watch 2006
YUNJI DE NIES
An education at Yale and the UC Berkeley School of Journalism plus a coveted internship at "Nightline" could hardly prepare Yunji de Nies, 26, for covering Hurricane Katrina. But she was one of only three reporters for WGNO-TV, a local
With water levels rising, De Nies and her crew abandoned their homes and camped out in neighboring
The WGNO headquarters is in shambles, so she and her colleagues work in double-wide trailers, broadcasting their evening newscast against a revolving backdrop of burnt-out buildings and washed-out streets.