Yuen Ying Chan is a writer, educator and journalism professor. She is also the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, a teaching and research department offering professional education, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Under her leadership, the JMSC has become a hub of pan-Asian journalism and journalism education communities, where faculty, students and visiting fellows blend traditional principles with digital explorations. JMSC graduates work at major media organisations throughout the world.
Previously, Chan spent 23 years working as a journalist in New York City. She consults often for Chinese and international media organisations and serves on the Board of Directors of the Media Development Investment Fund. She is a member of the World Economic Forum on Social Media. She has edited six books on the Chinese media.
The University of Hong Kong
Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre