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SuChin Pak | Facts

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SuChin Pak's facts

Date of Birth 1976-08-15
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Writer
Working for MTV channel
Marital Status Married
Married to Mike Bender (husband)
Children 1 son
Education Degree in Political Science
Education at University of California
Place of Birth Seoul, South Korea

SuChin Pak is an American network television personality on the MTV news channel. Outside of her journalistic career, Pak is also popularly known as a presenter and a terrific writer. She has a growing reputation since from her arrival on the MTV channel in may 2001. Although Pak has presented an extensive coverage of major breaking news but it’s her contribution to the field of glamour world for which she is best remembered. As a result of her distinct contribution, she is recognized in her life frequently. With an exceptional blend of hard work, dedication and professionalism, Pak has been successful to establish herself as shining media icon. For her all hard work, Pak has gained a national renown as an MTV news correspondent. SuChin Pak has over time had a large array of awards bestowed upon her.

SuChin Pak was born on August 15, 1976, in Seoul, South Korea, the first child of the Korean couple. Her parent immigrated to the United Stated, when Pak was still a five years old. She was raised in a largely devout Buddhist family in Union City, california, a suburb of San Francisco. In the downtown of Oakland, California her parent had an ownership of a small restaurant. She was admitted to the James Logan High School for her early education. Pak was an active participant in school in a variety of artistic activities, like volunteering for youth in government, taking parts in expository speaking. In 1992, Pak was ranked in the 8th position in the state of California. Later on the ABC affiliate KGO-TV in San Francisco interviewed her the show entitled Straight Talk ‘N Teens. Coincidentally, her interview was viewed at another station by a program director. The director was so much impressed by a young Pak that eventually he decided to hire her to host the show First Cut on KRON, a teen based magazine. Soon Pak began to flourish there as a young whizz.Her star quality was an evident at an early age that she would be a distinguished personality in her working field.

Quickly after collecting her high school degree, Pak joined the University of California, Berkeley. She majored in political science. Unlike other media persons, she has no any background of mass communication or journalism in the academic field. It might be due to a reason that initially she had never planned to work in the media sector. But perhaps her fate was written and she would be a pioneering media icon. On the completion of her graduation, ZDTV approached her. For almost one year she served on Internet Tonight, by then she was formally registered as a correspondent on KRON. But however Pak was not fully satisfied there, she was seeking some better opportunity so she sent her tape to the start-up cable network Oxygen. The result of simultaneous and continuous effort made throughout the year proved fruitful for her. Finally she was assigned a duty as a host for the show Trackers. The show brought her big fame. It proved to be a milestone in her working career. Many giant television channel approached her. In 2001, finally she was affiliated with MTV. She successfully became the first Asian face of MTV. While serving at MTV, Pak has covered many newsworthy events such as the MTV Movie Awrds, the MTV Video Music Awards and the Sundance Film Festival. She also jointly hosted the MTV’s pre-Grammy show. Many popular celebrities are interviewed by her. She sat down to interview with Mariah Carey, George Lucas, Fred Durst, Jane’s Addiction and Billy Idol.  In 2001, Pak was featured in Oprah Winfrey show where she disclosed her year-long struggle with beauty and confidence issue.

Regarding her personal life, on March 24, 2012 Pak was married with her boyfriend Mike Bender. Her husband is a co-founder of AwkwardFamilyphotos. In  June, 2012 she gave birth to her first baby. So far the couple has borne only one child. Outside of her marriage life she is not having any kind of extra-marital affair with anyone, so it’s totally ridiculous to speculate about her divorce. Although her annual salary and net worth are not mentioned anywhere on the web but for sure Pak receives a hefty sum from her channel. Her detail personal and professional information can also be found via Wiki and official site of MTV.