Call us on 2521-1511

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 Profile
Alex Frew

Alex Frew McMillan is a widely respected and experienced foreign correspondent, having spent more than two decades as a business reporter and editor, the last ten years spent specializing in real-estate coverage. He has worked for some of the most prestigious global media organisations, including CNN, as a business reporter, and Reuters, as the Asia real-estate correspondent. He covered the September 11, 2001, for CNN, writing the first reaction to the disaster from governments around the world, and wrote a series of well-regarded stories about greater China’s property slowdown for Reuters. He also covered the hedge-fund industry for six years and has focused on alternative as well as personal finance.

The New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Asian Investor, Economist Intelligence Unit, Travel + Leisure, Action Asia

Asia, business, finance, personal finance, alternative finance, ETFs, hege funds, travel, adventure travel, action sports, scuba diving, surfing

Alex Hoffordalexhofford@gmail.comYes

Hong Kong-based photojournalist and wildlife conservationist.

European Pressphoto Agency

The Guardian, New York Times, National Geographic

Endangered Species, Wildlife, Environment, Reportage, News.


A writer-editor who focuses on features, lifestyle, travel and culture.

Gafencu, SCMP, Macau Ferry magazine



Television journalist/newsreader and moderator with over 20 years in Asia

CNN International


Andrew Workgaw@harbourtimes.comYesyes

Writer-editor on Hong Kong politics, economic policy and HK – Canada relations. Political Intelligence Reports.

Harbour Times, Editor in Cheif

Hong Kong politics, FATCA and OECD tax compliance, HK Canada relations, understanding Canada

English. French spoken only.English. French - spoken only.
Anette Jö or

Financial reporter/editor

Associate Editor, Dealreporter

M&A, risk arbitrage, equity capital markets

English, Swedishönsson-817b551b
Angelo ParaticoAngelo@atf.clubyesyes

Correspondent with Italian newspapers;Journalist; Historian; expert in the production of Denim; Art Investments consultant.

Secolo d’Italia;; South China Morning Post; Corriere della Sera;

History; Denim; European Arts; Leonardo Da Vinci

Italian; EnglishItalian; English

TV Anchor/ Correspondent Business, Geopolitics, Financial and Economics, APAC


Freelance writer/editor with 40 years’ experience, 27 in HK; focus on contract publishing & corporate newsletters, brochures & marketing materials, including social media.

Dragonews, HKUST Alumni News, HKTDC, SCMP Hearst Magazines

Fashion & lifestyle, HK business, tertiary education, sport


Asia Bureaux Finance Manager


Photojournalist, AFP (Agence France-Presse)

General and Breaking News

EnglishEnglishWeb: / Instagram:
Audrey Yipaudreyip@gmail.comYesYes

Multi-faceted, Bilingual Broadcaster & Writer, Cultural Heritage Manager

Metro Broadcast Corporation Limted, Programme Host & Producer

Heritage Conservation, Culture, Lifestyle

Cantonese, English, ChineseCantonese, English, Chinese
Babette Radclyffe-Thomasbabettescarlet@gmail.comYes

A bilingual (English & Chinese) fashion, lifestyle and beauty journalist.

china daily, S Style Magazine, Business of Fashion

Fashion, lifestyle, beauty, travel, Asian trend forecasting

EnglishEnglish, Chinesechicstranger.wordpress.com
Blessing Waungblessing.waung@gmail.comYesYes

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

English, MandarinEnglish, Mandarin

American journalist focused on presentation of news on digital and mobile platforms

The Wall Street Journal, Asia Mobile Editor
Cammy Yiucammy@asiabrand.bizYes

I am a writer, editor and photographer. I focus on lifestyle articles specifically in fine arts, culture, travel, food and wine.

Editor in Chief, CULTURE

Arts, Culture, Travel, Food and Wine
Carsten Schaelinfo@carstenschael.comYes

Based in Hong Kong since 1991, this award winning German photographer is covering business, people, places and lifestyles around Asia and the Middle East.

Time Asia, Asian Financial Review, Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post, New York Times

Business, People, Culture, Lifestyle

English, GermanEnglish, Germanhttp://www.carstenschael.com
Catherine Shawshaw8574@gmail.comyes

An architecture, design and art critic.

Wallpaper*, SCMP, Metropolis, Vogue Italia, Financial Times, Discovery

Japanese culture and art, ceramics, travel, hotel design.


I was a member of the Catholic newspaper, the Sunday Examiner for the past 12 years. Mostly I write on topics of Church and religious history.

I retired from the Sunday Examiner in January 2014

Church history, and Hong Kong history during WW II

English and ChineseEnglish

I write about macroeconomics, corporate and general news from The Wall Street Journal’s Hong Kong Bureau. My coverage areas include real-estate, fiscal policy and news-worthy topics affecting investors in Asia’s listed companies.

Staff Reporter at The Wall Street Journal

I cover macroeconomics, corporate and general news in Asia

EnglishEnglish, Chinese ( Cantonese/ Mandarin)
CHEUNG Felix F Yfyfelixcheung@gmail.comyes

newsapaper racing journalist(30years), magazine racing editor/publisher(8 years) radio racing commentator( 20 years)

Chief Editor(Racing Illustrated, Racing World)

Horse racing, food and beverages

Chinese and EnglishCantonese and EnglishN/AN/A
Chris Dobsonchrisdobson@screenasia.tvYesNo

Crisis / media trainer and TV/video writer/producer/editor/director for news, features, corporates, websites, documentaries and creative shorts.

RTHK as a website video producer

I have worked for the BBC, NBC & RTHK as a TV producer, and the HK government, Shangri-la Hotels & Genting Casino as a crisis/media trainer.

Providing crews and covering general news & crime, regional stories, TV documentaries and video profiles

EnglishEnglish with multi-language subtitles for videosN/
Chris, wereasiainside@gmail.comYesYes

Editor, writer and broadcaster specializing in business, economics and regional affairs. I was Asia bureau chief for MarketWatch in Hong Kong for several years and later worked at RTHK Radio writing and co-broadcasting the morning business programme. More recently, I am writing and editing at the South China Morning Post. I welcome freelance commissions on speech writing, corporate communications, story assignments.

Senior sub editor on Business Desk at the South China Morning Post

Recent work includes South China Morning Post, regional property publications, regional current affairs magazines.

Real Estate, Chinese economy, Business leaders, Chinese politics, Macau casinos, Logistics, Environment, Technolgoy

Christopher DeWolfchristopher.dewolf@gmail.comYesNo

Writer/editor/photographer dealing with urban issues, architecture, design, art, culture and craft beer.

South China Morning Post, Wall Street Journal, Tatler, Surface, Design Anthology, Maisonneuve, Spacing, Zolima CityMag

Urbanism, architecture, design, history, beer culture and industry, street photography

English, FrenchEnglish, Frenchurbanphoto.net

Craig Stephen is based in Hong Kong and writes on China, economics and financial markets. He is a columnist with Marketwatch and has been the author of the “This Week in China” column since 2007. In 2012 his column on the economics of Scottish independence received a motion of support in the Scottish Parliament. Craig is also a former columnist at the South China Morning Post where he wrote a daily business commentary. Earlier in his career he spent eight years as an investment analyst in Hong Kong covering everything from industrials, technology to greater China telecoms. Craig has also worked as a corporate advisor and financial copywriter in Hong Kong.

Marketwatch, Columnist

Cristina Sanchez-Kozyrevacristina@pipelinemag.comYesYes please too, especially exhibition reviewers.

Cristina Sanchez-Kozyreva is an art journalist and writer. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hong Kong-based independent art magazine Pipeline. She writes catalogue essays, and is also a regular contributor to Artforum International and She writes about art and culture, from the obscure, political and niche to the glamorous and festive.

Editor-in-chief, co-founder, Pipeline art magazine

Artforum, Terpentin

Culture, art, design, architecture, politics or art, gender.

English, French, Russian, Spanish.English, French.Coming soon
Daisy Catherine L Mandapdaisymandap@yahoo.comYESYES

Writer-Editor for print, TV, radio and social media News producer for TV and radio Editor-Translator for English-Tagalog (or Filipino) articles

Editor/Co-Proprietor, The SUN-HK (oldest Filipino community newspaper in HK)

Did freelance news writing for CNN-HK, Translated legal documents for the Equal Opportunities Commission

General News, News about migrant rights and welfare

English, FilipinoEnglish/ (The SUN newspaper)
Dan Blandbland.danielj@gmail.comYesNo

I’m a writer and online editor who co-launched a magazine in 2012 covering trade finance and cash management for Haymarket Media titled The Corporate Treasurer. I currently work as a reporter for FinanceAsia covering debt capital markets. I have also written extensively for the SCMP covering local issues and long form developments in post colonial English in the SAR.

Haymarket, reporter

SCMP, BBC, Discovery, TVB

Bonds, treasury, working capital, transaction banking, corporate structures, cash management, trade finance, Hong Kong English, Hong Kong living

David Macfarlanedavidamac@gmail.comNoYes

An editor/writer focussed mainly on regional and global issues affecting the financial services industry.

Asia Asset Management – Managing Editor

Institutional investments, financial services, geopolitical and economic developments

David Schlesingerdas@daschlesinger.comnono

Independent advisor & commentator on media, journalism and China. Former Chairman, Thomson Reuters China; former Editor-in-Chief, Reuters

frequently appear on Al Jazeera and write for ChinaFile, Nikkei and others

China, global media, political risk

English, ChineseEnglish
Dean NapolitanoNapolitano.Dean@gmail.comYesYes

Freelance reporter/editor covering current affairs, trends, lifestyle, travel, food, film, culture and other topics.

The Wall Street Journal, NBC’s Today Show, Nikkei Asian Review

General news, Hong Kong and Asia news, business leader interviews, culture

Dennis Wudennis@denniswu.comYes

Classical music writer, broadcaster and radio producer working on a freelance basis. Cover classical music events and products in Hong Kong on major Chinese media. Currently regular programme host on RTHK Radio 4 and DAB 31. Also a critic on various media and assessor in funding committees. Currently curatorial editor of Hong Kong Classical Music Yearbook.

RTHK, Hifi Review, The Good Life, Wenweipo

Culture, Classical Music, Musician Interviews

Chinese, EnglishChinese, Englishhttp://www.denniswu.com
Edith Terryedithterry@mac.comYes

Specialist on China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong issues with experience with major international newspapers and magazines as well as Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, as foreign correspondent and senior editor.

South China Morning Post, Fortune, Christian Science Monitor

Regional political economy, public policy, regional organizations


A finance background columnist focusing on alternative investments, hedge funds, human rights and open society.

Apple Daily

English, Cantonese and MandarinEnglish and traditional Chinese
Elaine Ngelaine@aapmag.comYesYes

Publisher, editor and writer focused on contemporary art from Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East.

ArtAsiaPacific, Publisher and Editor

Contemporary art

Enid Tsuienid.tsui@scmp.comNoNo

Hong Kong-based arts writer, occasional presenter on RTHK Radio 3. In another life, I was a business writer and editor at the Financial Times, the Nikkei Asian Review and CFO Magazine.

Senior Writer, Culture, South China Morning Post


English/ Cantonese/ PutonghuaEnglish/ Cantonese/ Putonghua

Former AFP editor-in-chief and Asia-Pacific director, now specialising in ethics and standards and journalist safety. Headquarters are Paris but currently based in Hong Kong

Agence France-Presse, news management

International news,news management, media ethics, journalist safety

Erica Lyonserica@asianjewishlife.orgYesYes

A writer and editor primarily focused on Jewish art, culture and history within the region.

Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Asian Jewish Life (part-time)

Freelance for The Jewish Press (NY), Times of Israel, The Jewish Chronicle (UK)

Jewish art, culture and history; humanitarian aid; philanthropy

EnglishEnglish and
Esther Chancswesther@gmail.comYes

A highly organised, quick study social media specialist with solid experience in TV reporting, documentary production and newswire monitoring. Multi-lingual, insightful and bold with astute communication and strong sales skills; Well-equipped with video-editing (Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premiere Pro) and photo-editing (Photoshop) skills; Able to work independently and in a team environment with high attention to detail.

Storyful; Journalist

Breaking news, global news, documentary, social issue, technology, lifesyle

English, CantoneseEnglish, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin)
Florence de Changyflorencedechangy@gmail.comYes, well paid ones, for a change ;-)

A writer and a radio or TV journalist, familiar with regional issues, working in Asia-Pacific for more than 20 years.

Le Monde, Radio France, RFI, France 24, TV5 Monde

Politics, culture, investigation

French, EnglishFrench, English
Francis Moriartymoriarty.francis@gmail.comYes

Highly experienced independent reporter-editor-broadcaster focusing mainly on Hong Kong and China-related issues. Have also worked extensively in the US and Europe, and reported from the Middle East.

Former senior political reporter, Radio Television Hong Kong

The Economist, Christian Science Monitor, South China Morning Post, many others.

Politics, law, social issues, commentary & analysis

EnglishEnglish, can translate from French

Experienced Advertising, Corporate and Editorial Photographer

Getty, Corbis, The Guardian, SCMP, Edipresse,

Portraits, Lifestyle

Gavin S Coatesgavin@earthypublications.comYes

Illustrator, cartoonist, landscape architect.
Gavin S Coatesgavin@earthypublications.comYes

Illustrator, cartoonist, children’s book author, landscape architect and university lecturer

Hong Kong Standard, Asia Times Online, The Correspaondent, Hong Kong Business Magazine
George W. Russellgeorge.w.russell@gmail.comYesNo

I am a writer and editor, primarily about business and social subjects.

My current freelance clients include CPA Australia, Hong Kong Economic Journal, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Education and The National in Abu Dhabi.

Business, Southeast Asia and South Asia business

George W. Russellgeorge.w.russell@gmail.comYesNo

I am an experienced writer and editor, primarily about business and social subjects, who has worked for newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, online providers and professional organizations. My current freelance clients include CPA Australia, Hong Kong Economic Journal, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Since 1996, I have been living and working in Asia. I am now in Hong Kong and was previously based in Bangalore, Hanoi and Jakarta.

The Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, Variety, South China Morning Post

Business, Accounting and Finance, Travel, Culture,
Greg Knowlergreg.knowler@ihs.comYes

Writer-editor covering cargo transport (ocean containers and air freight), logistics and maritime.

Asia Editor at IHS Maritime & Trade, a division of global market data and intel provider IHS that incorporates transport and logistics title JOC and maritime title Fairplay.

Container transport, air cargo, logistics.

Ivan Broadheadivan@ivanbroadhead.comYes

Journalist, Producer & Documentarist (Print, Radio, TV)


Africa, Asia, China, Hong Kong, Current Affairs, Documentary, Reportage

English, FrenchEnglish,

Writer and lecturer on China and central Asia “Silk Road” area.

Critical Asian Studies

Chinese politics, human rights and ethnic issues.

James A Elmsjamesaelms@hotmail.comnon/a

a writer of local HK historical issues especially about the police pre and post handover. Served in the police force here for more than 33 years retired in 1996 and took up writing in the HK Standard and well as the Headline News (Chinese) Author of a book in Chinese and co-authored another also on police topics, at the moment engaged in writing about my service in the Force. Completely bi-lingual English and Chinese speaks both including Putonghua like native.


HK Standard and the Headline News as a columist for 3 years 2011-13

The HK Police between the period 1964-1996

English/Cantonese/PutonghuaEnglish/Cantonese/Putonghua-spoken and writtennone personally startednone started
James Auaushiuhee@gmail.comYes

Writer and photographer focused on travel, golf and diving.

Cup magazine,, Malaysia China Press daily newspaper

Golf, sports travel, culture
James Marshjpa.marsh@gmail.comYesNo

Film critic/journalist/editor with a particular focus on new Asian Cinema.

Screen International, SCMP, RTHK Radio 3,


Bloomberg News, Head of Asia EM FX/Bonds Coverage


News photographer background, comfortable with fast moving situations and investigative work. All rounder with sports, corporate and event work on the go

Corbis Group/Demotix/Splash/Wenn/News International and News Corp Australia

General News, Sport, Corporate

EnglishEnglish/ Frenchwww.jaynerussellphotography.com

Senior Staff Editor, International New York Times


A writer-translator-editor for the marketing/advertising/media industry focused on Greater China


English, ChineseEnglish, Chinese
Jeny Evan-Jonesevanjones@netvigator.comYes

Writer, Editor and Video Producer on Economics Business and Trade

HKTDC, ASEAN Secretariat, Fung Group, Global Trade Review

East Asian and South East Asian business and trade

John Battenbatten@netvigator.comYesNo

Contributor, editor, art critic and opinion writer on visual art, conservation heritage and urban planning issues, policy. I regularly comment for the print, radio and TV press and online media on these topics.

Art critic for the South China Morning Post. Monthly contributor to The Peak magazine, Perspective architectural magazine, and Ming Pao Weekly (Chinese).

Visual arts criticism & commentary (especially Hong Kong, greater China & Asia). Hong Kong arts policy. Hong Kong urban planning and heritage conservation policy and issues. General commentary on Hong Kong politics and social issues. I also organise a yearly charity event, Hong Kong ArtWalk, and have excellent knowledge of art fairs, use of public space, audience participation issues.

EnglishEnglishMost arts writing can be seen at:
John Gianninijohngiannini@mac.comOpen to assignments in all regions

Video Journalist, Cinematographer, Filmmaker

AFPTV, ABC News Nightline, PBS Newshour

Documentaries, Vietnam, Veterans, SE Asia

EnglishEnglish,, www.finallyavoice.com
Jolene Otrembajoleneotremba@gmail.comYes

A writer-editor focused on writing a breadth of topics, with a specialisation in business and HR related topics.

South China Morning Post, Tatler, Campaign Asia

Business news, lifestyle and culture, general news

Jonathan Sharpfusharp@netvigator.comYesYes


Reuters, The Correspondent

General News

EnglishEnglish (British and U.S. spelling)
josefina bergstenjosefina.bergsten@gmail.comyes

web broadcast journalist and documentary film maker

AHRC TV, Asian Human Rights Commission

human rights, environmental issues

Joyce LauJoyceLauWriting@gmail.comno

I spent a decade as a staff editor at the International New York Times, based in Hong Kong. I continue to work for them and other publications.

The New York Times, The Peak Magazine

art, culture, food, lifestyle, luxury, philanthropy, real estate

Julian Tuttjt@juliantutt.comYes please

TV Sports, Events and Aviation Broadcaster/Commentator. Golf Writer

BBC TV and Radio. European Tour Productions. PGA Tour Entertainment. Asian Tour Media. Hong Kong Golfer magazine

Sport including golf, skiing, tennis and cricket. Aviation

Karen Kohkohmarzo@gmail.comYes

TV and radio reporter/anchor with a deep background in global business and current affairs reporting. Professional MC & media trainer.


International current affairs, business & economics, women’s issues

Kate Farrkate@editorsinkhk.comYes

Hong Kong-based English language writer and editor with considerable experience in both online and print media. Specialising in creating natural and engaging editorial articles, web and advertorial copy across a wide range of lifestyle topics, including travel, food, parenting, fashion, homes and health, on brief and to deadline. Contact

Home Journal, Liv, Expat Living, Expat Parent, Playtimes, HK Tatler, HK Magazine, Sassy Hong Kong, The List

Lifestyle and www.editorsinkhk.com
Kate Springerkate@kate-springer.comYesYes

Freelance journalist specializing in travel, culture and dining reporting. Formerly features editor at HK Magazine, editor of The List. Work has been published by BBC Travel, Forbes Travel Guide, Fodor’s Travel Guide, TIME, Time Out, Home Journal, Liv, Superfuture, Fast Media, and more. Kate is also the co-founder and EIC of The Loop (, a new lifestyle website and app in Hong Kong.

Co-founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Loop (

BBC Travel, Forbes Travel Guide, Fodor’s Travel Guide, TIME, Time Out, Home Journal, Liv, Superfuture, Fast Media

Travel, Culture, Dining, Lifestyle

Kate Whiteheadkate@hongkongkate.comYesYes

A freelance journalist focused on travel, arts and culture, books and people / profiles and local news.

CNN Travel, BBC Travel, SCMP, WWD, Forbes, Discovery magazine, The Peak, Acumen and Publishing Perspectives.

Travel, Culture, Portraits, General (HK) news
Katrina Hamlinkatrina.hamlin@gmail.comNo

A versatile writer and editor with a particular interest in China, business, and environmental issues.

Production Editor, Reuters Breakingviews

China, finance, environment, business, media, graphics, social media, blogs, video

Kees Metselaarphotokees@yahoo.comYes

Photography, writing, digital archiving, teaching

New York Times, Volkskrant, Adjunct Professor University of Hong Kong

General News, Portraits, Photo Stories, Street Photography, Corporate Photography

English, Dutch, GermanEnglish, Dutch, Germanwww.photokees.com
Kristie Lu

Based in Hong Kong, Kristie Lu Stout is an award-winning anchor and correspondent for CNN International. She presents the prime time program “News Stream” as well as CNN’s monthly current events program “On China.”

CNN International, Anchor/Correspondent

China, Technology, General News

EnglishEnglish, Mandarin
Lelievre Fredericfjlelievre@gmail.comYes

A reporter focused on China and Hong Kong, working for print and tv medias

Le Temps (Switzerland), TV5 Monde (France), Le Figaro (France), RTS (Swutzerland)

Chinese politics, Economics and finance in China, Chinese contemporary art market.

french, englishfrench, english

Writer focusing on Greater China region including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau

The Straits Times, Regional Correspondent

Liana Cafollalianacafolla@gmail.comYes.

Journalist, editor, communications consultant and media trainer., SCMP, LP Luxury Properties, International Finance Corporation, People Management, CFA Institute.

Business trends, profiles, human resources, international property, travel, culture.

Lisa von Ortenberglisa@vonortenberg.deYes

I’m a freelance writer who covers lifestyle, art design, travel – and loves to write portraits of unique people.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, SCMP, Glamour and the Correspondent


German and EnglishGerman and Englishwww.lisavonortenberg.com

Writer-editor focused on Asian capital and financial markets

GlobalCapital, managing editor, capital markets division, Asia


Writer focused on Asian corporate news and financial analysis. Occasional feature writer.

Financial Times, Lex writer

Chinese politics, economics and corporate analysis.
Luiza Duarteluizaduart@gmail.comYes

Foreign correspondent and producer covering stories across Asia. Reporting live and feature stories mainly for TV and radio, and also writing pieces for various online publications

BBC, Radio France Internationale (RFI), RedeTV!, GloboNews, CBN, UOL, Agência Brasil (EBC), MSN, Yahoo!

International Relations, General News, TV and Radio reporting, Multimedia

Portuguese, French, Spanish and EnglishPortuguese, French and English

CNN, Writer
Maggie Leemaggnet@netvigator.comYes

A film critic specializing in Asian cinema with over 9 years’ experience writing for Hollywood’s premier industry publications Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. I consult film festivals on Asian film curation and also have copy-writing, interpretation, translation experience (from Chinese or Japanese to English).

Chief Asia Film Critic for Variety

Film columnist for “Discovery” & “Silkroad” – inflight magazines of Cathay Pacific & Dragon Air

Film, in particular Asian cinema.

English, Cantonese, Mandarin, JapaneseEnglishwww.variety.comI have a Linkedin account but hardly use it.

VP Asia – Sales

Marisa Cannonmarisacannon@outlook.comYesYes

Writer-editor focused on travel, the arts and culture.

Business Traveller Asia Pacific & MIX

Business travel, meetings and incentives, adventure travel, fashion, cinema, theatre, dining, music


Editor/writer experienced in HK government, entertainment, education and various local media.

HK Government Information Services Department
Mark Wembridgemark.wembridge@ft.comNoNo

Financial Times Asia Companies & Markets Editor

Financial Times

Asia Corporate News, General News, Sports
Martin Adamsmartinadams@economist.comNo

I focus on business developments and corporate news worldwide, and sometimes cover Hong Kong/Macau politics and economics.

Deputy Managing Editor, Industry Briefing, The Economist Intelligence Unit

Business, energy, Hong Kong/Macau

English, Mandarin, JapaneseEnglish
Mat Gallaghermat.gallagher@gmail.comYes

Writer, editor and photographer with 12 years’ experience in journalism. Has written for and edited global brands in the UK, Hong Kong and China. Specialises in travel, technology and custom publishing.

Time Out, Amateur Photographer, Max Power, MGM Macau, IFC, HKDI, WOM Guide, K11

Lifestyle, travel, technology, custom projects

Mathew Scottmathewscotthk@gmail.comYes

Freelance writer focusing on Asian and international cinema, sport, and assorted lifestyle and news topics

SCMP, AFP,, Variety, assorted regional and international magazines

Culture and lifestyle

Meredith McBridemeredith.j.mcbride@gmail.comYes

Presently based in New York City co-founder: Hong Kong Helpers Campaign

South China Morning Post, Legal Media Group, Asian Correspondent
Michael Chuganimickchug@gmail.comYes

Currently a talk-show host for TVB and RTHK, political columnist for South China Morning Post, HK Economic Journal Monthly, The HK Standard, and Headline Daily

Currently TVB, South China Morning Post, The Hong Kong Standard, Headline Daily, and RTHK

HK, China and US politics

English, spoken CantoneseEnglish, spoken Cantonese for TV, radio.
Michael Hoaremichael.hoare@blueprint.hkYesYes

A specialist writer, editor and producer of content for Asian business titles and corporates, both in print and online

The Blueprint Communications Foundry, Managing Director

Economics, Banking, Finance, Construction, Architecture, Travel Trade, Hotels and Hospitality
Michael PattersonMichael.Patterson@afp.comNo

Editor at Agence France-Presse

Michael Standaertmichael.standaert@mac.comYes

Freelance journalist accredited with Bloomberg BNA, which is my primary client, and based in Shenzhen. Also available for other assignments upon contact.

Bloomberg BNA, Monitor Global Outlook, McClatchy News, MIT Technology Review, others.

China environmental policy and regulation

Mishi Saranmishi_saran@hotmail.comYes, but it depends on the topic and the payment

Author, writer. Opinion, travel, history

Los Angeles Review of Books, Financial Times, Asian Wall Street Journal

China, history, travel, literature, books, culture

English, Mandarin

Regional business and economics India and South East Asia

The Hindu, China Daily

Nan-Hie Inin@nanhie.comYes

Nan-Hie In is a freelance journalist, a regular contributor to media outlets such as the South China Morning Post, CNN, the China Daily, Prestige, Asia Property, Asia Gaming Brief and more.

SCMP, Asia Property, Biz.HK, China daily, CNN, Asia Gaming Brief.

Current affairs, property, food and wine, and entertainment

English and basic KoreanEnglish only
Nangyal Tseringtnamgyal@hotmail.comYes

A writer and editor specializing in Asian financial and economic news.

IPE International Publishers

China, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, economics and business

Natasha Khannatashakhanhk@gmail.com
Nic Gauntnic@nicgaunt.comPortrait, Fashion, Features, Advertising, Comercial, Architectual, Interiors

Photographer specializing in strong impact, Art / Fashion / Editorial / Advertising / Interiors / Architectual Photography.

Tatler, Platinum Magazine, Skin Two, Dim Sum Magazine, Cathay Pacific Magazine, Home Journal,Silk Road.

Portrait and Fashion
Nicky Burridgenkburridge@yahoo.comYes

Freelance financial journalist and PR – focus on business, economic and finance issues

SCMP, Peak, Asia Asset Management, Benchmarkt, Post Online

Finance, investment, insurance, reinsurance, asset management, property


I have been covering the financial services sector for over seven years, with particular focus on private equity, hedge funds, venture capital, and investment banking in the form of audio, video, multimedia and writing.

China Money Network


English, ChineseEnglish, Chinese
Normandy Maddennormandym@netvigator.comYes

Normandy is an experienced journalist, talk show producer, moderator and event organizer based in Hong Kong for the Asia-Pacific region. She provides services including business development, introductions, writing, editing, communications, event moderating and more for global companies looking to expand in this region such as Thoughtful Media Group, C Squared Networks, Festival of Media, M&M Global, Advertising Age and eMarketer.

Advertising Age, eMarketer, Thoughtful Media Group, C Squared Networks, Festival of Media, M&M Global

Marketing, Advertising, Media, Branding, Consumer Trends

Pamela Amblerpamela.ambler@thomsonreuters.comyes

A video presenter/ producer that focuses on Asia markets and consumer business stories

Thomson Reuters, TV Presenter/ Producer

Finance, Economics, Consumer Business, Arts & Culture
Patrick Boehlerpatboehler@gmail.comNoNo

Digital editor, The International New York Times


Photo Director for AFP Asia-Pacific based in Hong Kong since 2011. More than twenty five years’ experience as photojournalist covering news and sports events worldwide. Previously based in Middle-East, Africa and Latin America.

Photo Director AFP Asia-Pacific
Peter Thal Larsenpeter.thal.larsen@thomsonreuters.comNo

Financial columnist and editor, experience of working in United States, Europe and Asia.

Asia Editor, Reuters Breakingviews

Philip Bowringphilip@bowring.netNo

Semi-retired columnist and writer, formerly editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review, columnist for International Herald Tribune, correspondent Financial Times. Currently columnist for South China Morning Post,, and occasionally for Financial Times, The Globalist, etc, consultant to Oxford Analytica etc

see above

South East Asian politics, history and business. (not regularly updated)

A financial journalist covering capital markets in Asia: ETFs, regulatory and ESG issues, FinTech, macroeconomics etc. Proficient in data analysis and video production.

Asset Publishing & Research Limited

Capital markets, Finance, Investments, Financial technology

English, PolishEnglish, Polish

Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Rachel Duffellrachel.duffell@edipressemedia.comYesYes

A writer-editor with extensive experience working in contract and custom publishing.

Managing Editor, Custom Media, Edipresse Media

Hong Kong Tatler, Home Journal, Cotai Style, The Peninsula Magazine, Kee Magazine, In-House Magazine, VIEW magazine, Galaxy magazine

Lifestyle, Culture, Personalities, Adventure, Travel, Food, Fashion, Art, Design, Architecture

Rebecca Wrightbexwright@gmail.comYes

A producer working in newsgathering for CNN International, focusing on planning, writing and producing TV and digital content from the Asia-Pacific region.

CNN, Asia Futures Editor

General News, Asia-Pacific, Business

English onlyEnglish only@bextables
Richard Castkasportpix@gmail.comYes

Photojournalist specialising in golf course and tournament work.

SCMP and numerous international golf titles


EnglishEnglishwww.sportpixgolf.comRichard Castka - Sportpix International
Robert Fennerrfenner@bloomberg.netNo

Editor for Bloomberg focused on the business of technology.

Bloomberg news


Robert Olsen

Forbes, Asia Online Editor
Robert P.

Editor of Asian political and economic news. Occasional writer on the arts and culture.

Asia News Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Political and economic news


Editor focused on Asian political and economic news. I also write about the arts and culture on occasion.

The Wall Street Journal

Spanish, EnglishSpanish, English
Robin LYNAMRobinLynam@hotmail.comYes

A writer specialising in travel, arts and culture and food and drink.

South China Morning Post, Business Traveller, Discovery, Silk Road, Hemispheres, Gafencu, Horizon, Cotai Style

Jazz, blues, wines & spirits

Robin Moyerrobinmoyer1@mac.comYes

Photojournalist and Corporate Photographer; Book Publisher and Editor

Freelance, formerly Time Magazine Chief Photographer for Asia, 1985-2000

www.robinmoyer.comrobin moyer
Samantha Leesesam.leese@gmail.comYes

Freelance writer-editor and Asia specialist focused on art, culture, travel and human interest stories.

AFP, Artforum, Asia Tatler, CNN Travel, Conde Nast Traveller, Prestige, SCMP, Travel + Leisure

Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, art, culture, travel, human interest profiles

English; French; basic Cantonese and MandarinEnglish
Sarah Clarkesarahclarke@hotmail.comYes.

TV Journalist with 20 years at ABC in Australia and now freelancing in HK with Aljazeera English and Australia Plus (ABC International).

ABC TV, Aljazeera English, Australia Plus

Environment, Art, Politics, Economics, Defence, General News

Sheridan Prassosprasso@bloomberg.netno pitches or solicitations, please

Editor, author, Asia specialist.

Bloomberg News, Senior Editor

Asia region, business, finance, cultural issues (women)
Shu-Ching Jean Chenjchen@forbes.comNo

I cover regional corporates and entrepreneurs at Forbes Asia magazine as a feature writer

business and finance

Sijia Jiangsijia.s.jiang@gmail.comYes

A multi-lingual business journalist & China reporter; with special expertise on the Chinese aviation industry.

South China Morning Post, Business reporter (Aviation beat)

Aviation; Travel; China economy

English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)

Senior editor, Agence France-Presse

Sky Canavesskycana@mac.comYesYes

A writer and editor focused on Chinese media, culture, and arts, with additional expertise in law, human rights, and health.

Editor, China Film Insider

China, culture, media, law, health, running, travel

English, Mandarin, and SpanishEnglish

Writer, editor, focused on digital marketing, digital transformation, e-commerce, fintech, startups, innovation, disruptive technologies across the Asia Pacific region.

Asia Editor, ClickZ

Digital transformation, innovation and disruptive technologies

Stefan Irvineinfo@stefanirvine.comYes

Freelance photographer specialising in interiors, portraits, 360º virtual tours, travel and fine art photography.

Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Times, The New York Times, The Guardian, National Geographic books

Portraits, Lifestyle, Travel, Interiors, Documentaries

English, FrenchEnglish,
Stephen Aldredstephen.aldred@gmail.comNot presently

Financial and political news with a focus on Asia. Specialist in debt finance, funds, and investigative reports.

Debtwire, Assistant Editor

Private Equity, Investigative Reports, Debt, Leveraged Finance, M&A, ECM, Loans, Debt Trading

Stuart Heaverstuart@stuartheaver.comyesn/a

An experienced independent features writer, investigative reporter and researcher, focused on regional issues and with specialist knowledge of maritime, heritage and environmental issues in China and south-east Asia. A regular contributor to international and local news media, leading lifestyle magazines and high-profile cultural heritage exhibitions and publications. Highly competent in media relations, corporate communications and the effective use of social media and digital journalism for the corporate and voluntary sector. Formally educated and trained at the London School of Economics, London College of Communications, UK Royal Navy and The Guardian. A Hong Kong ID card holder and resident of Cheung Chau.

South China Morning Post, Sunday Post Magazine, Daily Telegraph, The Peak, Fragrant Harbour, Sailing Today, Classic Boat, Open Skies (Emirates), Ink Publishing, Chelsea Publishing, 4-4-2 Magazine, Sly Sports

Shipping/maritime/naval/diving/sailing, regional history / cultural heritage, environment/conservation.

Reuters, Chief TV Correspondent, Asia

General News, Finance, Culture

English , FrenchEnglish
Tara Loader Wilkinsontara.loaderwilkinson@highend.mediaYes please

Editor in Chief of Billionaire, a global luxury lifestyle magazine distributed to UHNW

Editor in Chief, Billionaire

Luxury, Wealth, UHNW, Lifestyle, Artisan, Culture

Terry Duckhamasiapix@netvigator.comYesYes

Director and owner of Asiapix Studios, a photographic, design and contract publishing company with over 35 years experience in the Asia Pacific region and affiliated with Odyssey Books & Maps, a division of Airphoto International Ltd.

Director: Asiapix Studios / Odyssey Books and Mapss

Corporate, Travel and Hospitality, Aerial photography

Tiffany Aptiffany.ap@cnn.comYes

CNN Digital Producer

Women’s Wear Daily Hong Kong contributor

China, International News, Breaking News, Retail/Consumer, Luxury, Casinos

English, Cantonese,
Tom Di Fonzothomasdifonzo@gmail.comYes

I am a video journalist. I can shoot, edit and write for video. I can also create explainer packages with graphics and animation.

Senior Video Producer, The Wall Street Journal

General news, profiles, Business News


Chairman and Editor-in-Chief , FORTUNE China


Chairman and Editor-in-Chief , FORTUNE China

tom pitches, but brace yourself for local rates

magazine publisher, able to take on contract publishing work

Fast Media Ltd, CEO

Media, Hong Kong living, travel, education
Vaudine England

Writer, published author, archivist, researcher.

BBC, Reuters, Far Eastern Economic Review,, and several history books.

Hong Kong and South East Asia history and politics

Victor Frailevictor@victorfraile.comYes

Spanish born Hong Kong based award winning commercial & editorial photographer specializing in sports, action and adventure assignments

Power Sport Images

Commercial & Editorial Photography

Spanish, EnglishSpanish, Englishwww.victorfraile.com
Viswa Nathanviswasena@netvigator.comYesNo

Many years of experience as reporter, editor and manager of media ventures Experience includes, editor in chief of the daily, Hong Kong Standard (1974-80), founding editor in chief of Hong Kong Business (1982-84), managing director of the online business information company, DataBase Asia (1984-86), publishing consultant for launching the Philippine daily, TODAY, and later on its general manager (1993-2003), consultant to the Philippine daily, Manila Times (2003); and Southeast Asia Correspondent of the daily newspaper, New Indian Express (2001-2006). Also worked as a consultant to Unicef (1981) and The Communication Assistance Foundation Hilversum, The Netherlands (2002).

General News, analysis, commentaries

Vivian McGrathviv@redbackproductions.tvYesYes

Vivian McGrath is a highly respected Documentary and Drama / Documentary Executive Producer, renowned for taking extraordinary subjects and making them accessible to ordinary people. With twenty-seven years experience in the television industry, she has a solid reputation for delivering prime time films for major UK,US and Australian broadcasters that are strong in narrative, but also layered with intelligent content and depth. As Executive Producer she is responsible both editorially and financially for all projects from first pitch of the idea, right through to the completion of the project, on time and on budget. Vivian is the Founder of Redback Productions, through which she produces her own Documentary series. She also does freelance work as an Exec Producer, consulting for other production companies across the globe, making prime time films for major UK, US and Australian broadcasters. Vivian now lives in HK, having spent 5 years in Shanghai. Prior toChina, she built a highly successful career in the UK, working as an Exec Producer on high profile and high rating Documentaries and Drama / Docs for UK and US broadcasters. Her return to HK brings Vivian full circle as she was based here during the 90s working for for Seven Network Australia as its Asia Correspondent. She later ran the Fox News Asia Bureau, covering major newsworthy events.

Redback Productions Ltd, Executive Producer

Documentaries and Drama / Documentaries / www.redbackproductions.tv

Channel NewsAsia, Correspondent

General news, business, politics

EnglishEnglish, Chinese
William Fraserfraserwilliam@hotmail.comYes

Experienced editor of magazines and digital content, specializing in editorial training.

Director, Verso Content Consultants

Former Editor in Chief of Bauer Media Hong Kong. Founding editor of Australian Financial Review Magazine. Founder AFR Boss Magazine. Editor Qantas The Australian Way.

Editorial training with an emphasis on how people read and absorb information. Expert at advising publishers about ailing publications and sites.

YIN, SHU GUANGsnownow1997@hotmail.comwriting in Chinese is welcome

editor focused on international issues and commentator on world politics

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Wen Wei Po Daily News

international issues

Russian, English,ChineseRussian, Chinese
Yoko Shimizuyshimizu29@bloomberg.netYes

I commission videos for Bloomberg TV and Digital.

Assignment Editor, Bloomberg TV
Zach Coleman

Nikkei Asian Review, deputy editor

Business news

Share This