Before becoming WBUR’s senior education reporter, Jung worked as a senior field correspondent with NPR affiliate KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona. While there she covered a variety of developing news stories like Arizona’s 2016 presidential primary race and the Phoenix VA Health Care System wait-time scandal.
Jung has also contributed stories on education and Native American issues to other outlets like Public Radio International, Al Jazeera America and National Native News.
Jung began her reporting career in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 2010. While there she covered the New Mexico Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage and reported on Albuquerque's failed voter initiative to ban late-term abortions.
Jung is the winner of a regional award from the Society of Professional Journalists for best feature reporting. She’s also received two national awards from the Native American Journalists Association for best online feature story.