Richard Lui

Richard Lui


NBC / MSNBC News Anchor

Richard Lui is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years in broadcast journalism, film, technology, and business. Currently an anchor at MSNBC / NBC News and previously with CNN Worldwide, Lui was the first AAPI male to anchor a daily, national news show. The team Emmy and Peabody winner remains one of the few Asian Americans to serve uninterrupted as an anchor for the last 20 years.

Lui is the author of the bestselling and award-winning book “Enough About Me” from HarperCollins Zondervan, as well as author of the groundbreaking Inclusion@work risk reports released at Davos, SXSW, and CES. As a film director he recently released the Oscars- and Grammy-qualifying documentaries ‘Sky Blossom’ (2021) and ‘UNCONDITIONAL’, (2023) which were honored with rare premieres at the White House, U.S. Congress, and the United Nations.

Richard’s overlapping 20-year business career includes time at Citibank, Oliver Wyman, Mrs. Fields Cookies, a fintech patent, and launching six tech brands over three business cycles. As an NACD Fellow, he has served on private and NGO boards in the AI, gender equity, and human trafficking sectors. In 2017, Richard founded PRISCA, a not-for-profit company that forms action-based narrative change strategies. Richard is a volunteer and celebrity caregiving ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association, AARP, Plan International, BrightFocus, and Caring Across Generations.

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