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Correspondents & Journalists Directory

The FCC’s Communications and Membership committees maintain a Correspondents & Journalists directory as a resource to highlight the diverse talent at the club; and at the request of some freelance members — to indicate availability for commissions.

NameE-mail AddressFreelancer open to commission approaches ?Editor Open to Pitches ?Brief Description of ExperienceCurrent Media Outlet AffiliationFreelance PortfolioCoverage SpecialtiesLanguage Skills (for reporting)Language Skills (for writing/ filing)Personal website/ Online PortfolioLinkedin ProfileTwitter handle
Ainsworth Clark Jamesclarkj.ainsworth@gmail.comNO

SCMP, Weekend Homepage Editor


I’m a business reporter focused on regional news.

Business & finance

English, French
Ammu Kannampillyammu.kannampilly@afp.comNONO

Multimedia journalist with a strong joundation in television and newswire reportage

APF, Editor

English, Hindi, NepaliEnglish, Hindi
Andrew Dowellandrew.dowell@wsj.comNO

Editor responsible for APAC region

Wall Street Journal, Asia Editor

Business, finance


APF, Editor on Asia-Pacific desk


Television producer focused on Asian politics and economics

Associate Producer, CNN International

Television News and features, South East Asian politics

I write about China’s financial system, Japan’s economy and Cai market/ companies across the region for the WSJ’s financial analysis and commentary column. I personally cocerned TX, rates and credit are familiar with markets more broadly.

The Wall Street Journal, Columnist, Heard on the Street

China’s financial system, japan, autos

English, HindiEnglish,
Ann Labadieannesolabadie@yahoo.frYESYES

Former AFP reporter-editor focused on social issues. Now writer-editor focused on regional political, social, and artistic issues. Also radio reporter

Liberation (French Daily), La Tribune de Gerieve (Swiss Daily), Le Point (French Weekly)

General News, culture


Editor on Real-time News Desk at the Wall Street Journal. Editing stories on markets, business, politics, general news etc

The Wall Street Journal; Deputy Editor, Real-time News

General News, Business, Markets, Politics

Begona Blanco

writer focused on social issues

Quartz, Hong Kong Free Times, EJ Insight

English, SpanishEnglish, Spanish@begonablancomun
Bennett H Marcusbennett@bennettmarcus.comYES

Writer-editor focused on fashion, travel, luxury, lifestyle, food and restaurants, entertainment, and red-carpet events coverage.

New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Town+Country, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, NY Post (newspaper)

Fashion, travel, food & restaurants, lifestyle, luxury, entertainment


Text journalist focused on Southeast Asia affairs

South China Morning Post, Asia Correspondent

Politics, economy

English, Tamil, MalayEnglish, Tamil, Malay@jbhavan
Bill Coxbill_cox@epochtimes.comYES

Engineer Management Consultant now, consentrating on Sports journalism in Hong Kong. Also, report on meetings/ conferences, photographer action sports/ events.

Epoch times, Senior reporter
Bob, Jian Zhu

Editorial writing, media first-hand experience, etc

China Daily

Chinese Politics

English, ChineseEnglish
Brent Andrew O’brienbaobrien@bloomberg.netNO

I’m a digital editor responsible for the curation of Bloomberg’s regional sites, working very closely with our reporters to generate unique, interesting and informative content

Bloomberg LP, Digital Editor

responsible for broad coverage of all financial markets and general news

Brian E. TAYLORbtaylor@gie-netN/AYES

Writer and media of print and online content focused on basic materials, manufacturing and the environment; Also, host business conferences in the U.S., Eurpoe, The Middle-East and India.

Recycling Today Media Group

Metal, Paper and Plastic Recycling, Steelmaking, circular economy

EnglishEnglishwww.recyclingtoday.comBrian Taylor, Editor at Recycling Today@Brianetaylor1
Carlos Tejadacarlos.tejada@nytimes.comNO

Editor focusing on regional business & economic issues

The New York Times


News and social media Editor, focus on Asia/ China, Hong Kong Correspondent

The Economist

Carolynne Knowlingcarolynnedear@gmail.comYESYES

I am a writer / editor focused on local education, travel, food & home interiors issues

Fast Media

Local News, Culture & Education

Carrie Hong

Reporter on Asia credit market, fixed-income/ RMB/ China

Bloomberg, Reporter

Financial news, credit market

Cat Bartoncatherine.barton@afp.comNO

AFP staff editor in HK, former AFP bureau chief in Dhaka and Hanoi

AFP, staff editor

General News

English, FrenchEnglish@cat_barton
Chi Pan Year ernestchi@hk01.comYES

In charge of the News Department

Executive Editor-In-Chief

Local politics, local news, investigative reporting

Chloe Streetstreetchloe@gmail.comNO

features writer-broad focus on arts and culture

Feature writer, Hong Kong Tatler

Fashion news, art politics, Hong Kong influencer profiles
Christina Kochrissykoko@gmail.comYES

editor of Prestige Hong Kong in charge of putting together monthly issues as well as managing digital assets, i.e.

Editorial directa, Prestige Hong Kong

Dining, Beauty, Arts & culture (General luxury)


Journalist currently focused on Asian energy and commodity stories

The Wall Street Journal, reporter

Energy, finance, commodities, markets, economics, culture

English, SpanishEnglish@danstrumpf
Daniel Ten Katedtenkate@bloomberg.netNO

editor overseeing bloomberg’s government coverage in East Asia

Bloomberg, Team Leader & East Asia Government coverage

Politics & Economics in SE Asia, South Asia


TV Executive Producer


documentaries & business news

Douglas Schorzmanschorz@nytimes.comNO

I’m the deputy editor for the New York Time’s news bureau in Hong Kong, and I direct enterprise and news coverage for India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Southeast Asia

The New York Times, Deputy Asia Editor

Conflict zone coverage, regional security and intelligence, enterprise, news and features

Elzio Trindade Barreto

Reporter focused on investment banking industry, particularly equity capital markets and mergers & acquisitions, as well as private equity and venture capital.

Thomson Reuters, with position as Asia Equity Capital Markets/ Private Equity Correspondent

Finance and macroeconomics news

English, Portuguese, Spanish, FrenchEnglish, Portuguese, Spanish, French
Erin Mendellerin.mendell@gmail.comNO

Dow Jones/ The Wall Street Journal, News Editor


Reporter focused on Regional and Global financial issues

The Wall Street Journal, Reporter

Finance, business, world

I’m the Hong Kong bureau chief of Bloomberg News – focus on everything Hong Kong from finance, politics to new restaurants.

Hong Kong Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News
Giles Hewittgiles.hewitt@afp.comNO

AFP Asia Editor-in-Chief for the Asia-Pacific Region

AFP, Asia Editor in chief

Hannamiina Tanninenhannamilna.tanninen@gmail.comYES

writer focused on politics and economics in Asia

Economics, Politics

Finnish, EnglishFinnish, English@hannamiina

writer-editor focusing on asia business

Quartz, Senior Asia Correspondent

Finance, Fraud


work with bureau chief on mainly economic and business stories

New York Times, News Assistant in Hong Kong Bureau

Economy, business

English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Shanghai & Wuxi dialectsEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Shanghai & Wuxi dialects
Hudson Lockett

breaking news reporter focused on regional economic, political and financial news

Financial Times, Reporter

China (general coverage)

English, Mandarin@Kanghexin
Jack Yaodayao123@hotmail.comYES

Video shotting and editing, photography, video interview, online broadcasting

China Daily (asiaweekly), Swedes

Retail, manufacture in Asia, Supply chain management, shipping, Chinese culture

Chinese, EnglishChinese, English

Writer and editor with experience in social issues, general news and Hong Kong politics

South China Morning Post, Sub-editor

General news, social issues (esp drug policy), HK news

Jamil Anderlinijamil.anderlini@ft.comYES

Asia Editor for Financial Times

Financial Times, Asia Editor

China — Politics and Economy

Mandarin Chinese, EnglishEnglish@jamilanderlini
Janice Leung Hayesjaniceleunghayes@gmail.comYES

a writer focused on food and culture, particularly in the context of Hong Kong and the Chinese diaspora

SCMP, Moncole, NYTimes,, Hong Kong Tatler, AFAP

food, environment, entrepreneurship, culture, Chinese diaspora
Jean-Charles Viensjc.viens@swangroupasia.comNOYES

Writer-editor focused on wine and other lifestyle related features

Wine & fine dinning

English, FrenchEnglish,

TV Presenter and reporter experienced in business and general news broadcasting including live and packaged reports.

Reuters, TV Presenter/ Reporter

Political and general news, business


Senior Reporter, 12 years at the WSJ

The Wall Street Journal, Senior Reporter

Economics, Politics, Crime

Portuguese, SpanishPortuguese, Spanish@lyonsNotes

asia banking and finance reporter

The Wall Street journal, Reporter

Banking, Finance, Regulatory, Insurance


Television and radio reporter focused on financial markets and macro-econmics.

Bloomberg L.P, On-air reporter

Markets, Macro-economics
Justin Heifetzjscohei@gmail.comYES

Reporting news and writing on social and cultural issues in Hong Kong in the region. Prolific experience in writing long-form news and analysis.,,,

General news, Hong Kong Politics, crime, LGBTQ, female and gender issues, human rights reporting

writer-editor with experience in business and economic reporting. Focus on Australia and Asia Early experience in cultural reporting.

Journalist at Asian Venture Captial Journal — Mergermarket

Mining, energy, venture captial , techonology

Coordinating Producer for ABC News (US) based in Hong Kong and Beijing, responsible for Asia coverage (China, HK, Southeast Asia, Japan); Field Producer, cameraman, Editor

ABC News, Asia Producer

Kee Foongkee@keepicks.comYESNO

Writer and editor specialising in luxury, travel, food and lifestyle

Discovery, SCMP, Tatler, Design Anthology, #legend, Luxe City Guides

Luxury, travel, lifestyle, food
Kismet Singh Harnalkismetsingh@gmail.comNONO

News Editor setting the agenda for Bloomberg TV in Hong Kong

Bloomberg TV News Editor (Bloomberg LP)

General News, financial, political news

English, HindiEnglish, Hindi@kismetsingh
Ko Ming

Financial/ Business Reporting; Commentary on individual stocks of HK market; Op-ed writing focused on Hong Kong issues.

Financial news

Chinese, EnglishCantonese, English, Mandarin
Kwok Fai Edwin,

A writer-editor focused on retail magazine publishing

Associate Publisher, fashion director of MRRM Publishing Ltd

Magazine Publishing in retail, fashions and lifestyles

Chinese, EnglishChinese, English
Lam Yik Lan,

A writer focused on arts and culture, cultural policy and oral history.

Ming Pao Daily, Apple Daily, Hong Kong Economic Journal, FT China, Artplus, Hong Kong Dance Journal

Arts, culture, cultural policy, oral history

ChineseChinese, English
Lisa Thomaslisa.thomas@aljazeera.netYES

Senior Producer and Editor focused on general news

AJ+, Senior Producer/ Asia Editor (News gathering)

Louis Massielouis.massie@afp.comNO

I am the Asia Video Chief for Agence France Presse. We focus on breaking news, features and sport. Live TV coverage is also an important focus.

AFP, TV Senior Editor

General News

Lucy Christielucy-christie@hotmail.comNONO

writer-editor focused on lifestyle and pop culture with a particular focus on young people and their interest and well being in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post, Sub-editor

Culture, Lifestyle


International correspondent now covering news and features for CNN, focused on Asia. Have reported from London and Mumbai before this.

CNN, International correspondent

General and business news


Mulitimedia editor focused on entertainment, style, tech, travel and international business issues

CNN, Senior Multiplatform Editor

Music, entertainment, style, tech, travel, business

English, MandarinEnglish
Mark Jonesmark.jones@cedarcom.hkYESYES

Travel and lifestyle editor. I also bring in editors and subs on short-term projects covering a range of subjects.

Cedar Communications, Editorial Director

Travel, culture, food, business, finance, property

Michael Alan Connellymichael@lifestyleasia.comNO

A writer-editor focused on international travel, fine dining, wine & spirits, style & grooming, and other topics relating to luxury lifestyle.

Lifestyle Asia, Editor in Chief

Miguel Toran Lainmigueltorau@gmail.comYES

I am a videojournalis, cameraman, and video editor. Ten years of experience, covering news and features for TV network around Asia. I recently moved from Beijing after 8 years there.

Freelance videojournalsit, BBC, AL Jazeera English

News and Documentary

English, SpanishSpanish
Mikko Takkunenmikko.takkunen@nytimes.comYES

Asia Photo Editor for The New York Times assigning, researching, curating photography

The New York Times, Asia Photo Editor

General News

English, Finnish
Morgan Davismorgymdavis@gmail.comYES

Global Capital Asia

Finance- Asset Management, Capital Markets, Fintech, General News


writer-editor with demonstrated interest in regional and Hong Kong politics, current events, and cultural analysis

Time magazine, writer-reporter

American culture, Hong Kong Politics, Regional affairs, cultural profiles
Natalia Villegasnatalia.navilo@gmail.comYES

reporter/ writer focused on Latin America and East Asia/ South East Asia relations, as well as on general regional news. Broadcaster for TV in Spanish language

CNN Espanol, RCN TV (colombia), Semana Magazine (colombia), Latin Trade Magazine (Latin America),

General News, Latin America – East Asia/ South East Asia Relations (Political and econmical relations)

English, SpanishSpanishnataliavillegas.wordpress.com
Nicholas Westranickwestra@gmail.comNO

Writer focused on regional investment trends and humanitarian development

South China Morning Post, Asia Times, Bloomberg, Dow Jones

Equities, general news, sports business, higher education

Noah Pokhei

Reporter focused on RMB internationalisation and capital markets

GlobalRMB, Reporter

Finance, news, capital markets


I am a videojournalist with a focus on regional social issues and general news

ThomsonReuters, Video Journalist

Political, social issues, general news

English, Cantonese, MandarinEnglish@pakwayne

I am a reporter focused on China’s capital account reform process. I have written about RMB internationalization for about two years, covering all cross-boarder regulation and various investment initiatives such as Stock Connect, RQFII, Mutual Recognition of Funds. I have written news article, feature articles, comment pieces, as well as maintained data-driven pages.

Senior reporter at GlobalRMB, part of Euromoney Institutional Investor group

China, RMB, investment, capital markets, currency markets, regulation

English, ItalianEnglish, Italian

I manage Forbes’s Bureau in Hong Kong and am responsible for expanding the brand’s digital footprint across APAC, collaborating closely with its successful network of magazines. In addition to providing distinctive content & products, I oversee the company’s unique contributor network in this region.

Digital Director & Bureau Chief, Forbes Hong Kong

International News & Politics, Business, Technology & Asian Culture


Presenter of “Money Talk” on RTHK Radio 3, focusing on regional and international business and finance issues

RTHK Radio 3, Presenter of Money Talk

Business, finance, economics and politics

Writer/ Photographer/ Publisher focusing on motorsport, in particular SE Asian racing

Rewind magazine, Blue flag press, Image Automatics Magazine

Motorsport, Personalities
Philip Roy Smithphil.roy.smith@gmail.comNO

Reporter, Editor, TV Journalist, Newsroom Management hostile Environment training, General journalist training, Budgets, business planning

Training Editor, The South China Morning Post

Hostile environment training, financial markets, econ reporting, general news


Journalist and pianist. Covers various topics but particularly international ini arts & culture and court.

Standard, Metro News Reporter

Arts & Culture, Court

English, ChineseEnglish, Chinesewww.phoebeng.com

Bloomberg News Team Leader

Agriculture and commodities

Pia Elers Caspersenpiel@borsen.dkNONO

Mainly writing business stories from Asia-focused on Danish companies. Also general coverage of Asian economic issue TV-reporter-documentaries.

Freelance correspondent on a contract with Danish Business Newspaper Borsen. Also working for Danish National Television, DR and TV Denmark

Chinese economy & politics, lifestyle, geopolitics, portraits.

DanishDanish, English@piacasper

a multimedia journalist with experience reporting on India, Nepal Bangladesh

Asia Corporate Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Consumer & Retail, General News, South Asia

English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, BengaliEnglish, Hindi
Priyanka Pankaj Kumar Boghanipriyankalooghani26@gmail.comYESYES

I am a senior reporter who specialize in covering private banking-related issues

I am a full time employee of Asian Private Banker where I work as a Senior Reporter

my coverage specialty is the financial technology sector

Ralph Cunninghamrcunningham@euromoneyplc.comNO

writer and editor on international tax issues around the world, particularly withholding tax resivnes and tax reporting

Managing Editor, International Tax Reviewer; Publisher

International tax
Richard Macauleyrmacauley@bloomberg.netN/AN/A

journalist, now editor, focused on asia finance, conumer markets and economics.

Daybreak Editor (HK), Bloomberg

Rishi Iyengariyengar.rishi22@gmail.comNONO

a writer-reporter focused on Asia, particularly India & South Asia, Hong Kong and China, as well as global breaking news across a variety of topics.

Time Asia, Writer-reporter

South Asia, Hong Kong, General News, Asia, Foreign Policy

English, Hindi, Marathi,
Robert E. Gerhardt,


The Guardian (UK), The Huffinton Post (US), Suddeutsche Zeitrung (Germany), New York Amsterdam News (US), Hindustan Times (Indian), NY Times Lede Blog (US)

Social issues, Poverty, Human Rights, Culture, General News
Saumya Kelkar

I’m a reporter focused on financial markets and economics

The Wall Street Journal, Reporter

Finance, markets, economics


award winning creative/ art director

Lepan Media

Simon James

I am a journalist who has worked for Reuters for 20 years in America, Europe and Asia, formally a bureau chief, writing, editing and running for multimedia (Text, Pix, TV) Operations and am now Asia Deputy Managing Editor

Thomson Reuters — Asia Deputy Managing Editor

Politics, Macro-economics, Financial Markets, Conflict, Natural Disasters, General News

English, Spanish, French, PortugueseEnglish, SpanishSimon James Gardner@Sgardnerreuters

Global markets reporter for The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal, reporter

Stock markets

Timothy Lavintlavin1@bloomberg.netYES

editor and editorial writer focused on technology and economics

Bloomberg View, editorial board member


a writer focused on global legal developments (commerical)

China Business Law Journal, Correspondent

Law, M+A, Chinese International trade


coverFX markets and Rates and editor at Bloomberg. Previously with The Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong & Delhi, also spent 5 years in Beijing working A&X



Photographer then photo editor. 20 years in an international news agency, 10 years at the SCMP. Travelled all around Asia and the Middle East.

SCMP, Photo Editor

General News

French, EnglishFrench, English

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