MSNBC's Richard Lui, is profiled in the Winter 2012 issue of Phoenix International Magazine. Coined the "Renaissance Man," Lui discusses his unique path and experiences to land a seat at the anchor desk. Check out an excerpt below and visit http://phoenixintlmag.com/.
"It's hard to imagine someone who's covered some of this century's biggest news stories, a man ranked on virtually every list of most influential Asian Americans, asking you to decide between white chocolate macadamia and semi-sweet with walnut.
But in no uncertain terms, Richard Lui is grateful for what some might consider his unconventional career path -- from cookie store manager to environmental equipment designer to mobile banking entrepreneur to the first Chinese American male to anchor a weekday national newscast."