Marc Anthony Nicolas, Emmy Award-winning senior producer of The Talk on CBS was inducted into The Asian Hall of Fame on May 11 in Seattle, Washington.
Marc was honored in the prestigious event together with Jonathan Chu (Chinese- American filmmaker who directed the box-office hit Crazy Rich Asians), John Robert (J.R.) Celski (Filipino-American threetime Olympic medalist), and Luly Yang (Taiwanese-American internationally-recognized fashion designer).
The Asian Hall of Fame is a project of the Robert Chinn Foundation that is held during the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month of May. It is a national recognition event for Asian Pacific Americans that celebrates accomplishments across industry and ethnicity with a national reach.
Among the past honorees of the Asian Hall of Fame are Bruce Lee (martial artist, philosopher, actor, writer and director), Kristi Yamaguchi (Olympic gold medalist figure skating), Connie Chung (television journalist), Carrie Ann Inaba (television host, choreographer and producer), and more!
With more than 15 years of television experience, Marc has creative expertise in producing television content that is fresh and innovative. Last year, he was ranked No. 1 in the list of “The 75 Most Influential Filipino- Americans” and was named one of 2018’s Outstanding Filipinos in America at Carnegie Hall in New York by TOFA.
Marc’s life story inspires so many because it is one of struggle, perseverance and hope. Despite his humble beginnings, he made his Hollywood dreams come true. Now, Marc’s goal is to empower everyone in every community to follow their hearts and to pursue their passions, just like he did. When you believe in yourself, anything can happen … and Marc Anthony Nicolas is living proof!