Lai Frances is an Asian American freelancer focusing on K-pop. Early on, Lai decided that she wanted “to become an Asian American multimedia journalist and host covering music and entertainment.... Growing up the only person I remember, and truly admire, on television was Suchin Pak. She is one of the driving forces that pushed me into what I wanted to do. I still want to be like her!” Today, Lai contributes to a number of outlets and runs her own podcast, .