Award-winning journalist and AAJA New York member Mable Chan is in town this week (Beijing and Hong Kong)! Mable is the founder/president of China Personified 華人格化 – a New York based media production company with a digital platform for storytelling by young people in China and overseas. The Hong Kong native was formerly a producer at “Good Morning America” and has won the Peabody, the Polk and several other prestigious journalism awards for her work. (Full bio after the jump)
Our subchapter in Beijing will welcome her on Tuesday night, with cocktails, of course. Details below:
Later in the week, the Hong Kong gang has organized a Q&A to learn more about Mable’s media startup. Details:
When: Friday, September 21, 7-9 p.m. *Please arrive by 6:45 p.m. so we can clear everyone through security
Where: Time Warner in Quarry Bay. 979 King’s Road, Oxford House, Quarry Bay, 30/F. (We’ll head to the Newsroom bar and restaurant downstairs for a mini-social after the Q&A at 8 p.m.)
Fee: The talk is free for AAJA members. Reservations from the public will be accepted starting noon on Thursday, September 20; HK$50 donation suggested.
Space is limited, please RSVP with your name to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mable Chan is the founder/president of China Personified 華人格化 – a New York based media production company with a digital platform for storytelling by young people in China and overseas. (www.chinapersonified.com). Ms. Chan is a Hong Kong born, multi-lingual (English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese) producer with more than 20 years of experience with American network television. She has traveled the world covering major stories in China, Japan, and all over America for ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and Fox. An award-winning producer, Mable has achieved excellence in journalism with top honors including the prestigious Edward R. Murrow, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia, the George F. Peabody, The George Polk, and the National Headliner. During her tenure as principal anchor/reporter for Hong Kong Television Broadcasts (HK-TVB), Mable had filed local and breaking news reports from China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Britain and Switzerland. A Harvard graduate with a master’s degree in East Asian Studies (AM’93), Mable has renewed her interest in producing stories about Chinese people and culture after spending one year as a visiting scholar at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard (2010-11).