CJC Fellowship returns to Art Basel in Hong Kong for the sixth edition

For the sixth year in a row, CJC Fellowship will take place during Art Basel in Hong Kong from March 24 to 31. Ten young journalists and critics from Hong Kong, Taiwan Mainland China, Pakistan and the Philippines have been selected to join the intensive programme to attend art events, conduct interviews with art professionals and review art shows. They will be producing stories for the CJC’s print newspaper Culture Express as well as CJC’s digital outlets under the guidance of seasoned journalists. The team will be based out of the CJC Newsroom at HKCEC where Art Basel takes place.

Mentors

WhatsApp Image 2018-03-14 at 11.16.59 PMEsther Ng is a Hong Kong-based freelance lifestyle journalist and content marketing strategist with over 14 years experience in editorial, custom publishing and content creation. She has worked at the South China Morning Post, Prestige Hong Kong and Destination Macau, and now runs The Word Spot, a boutique copywriting and content marketing agency.

Edwin Lee is a filmmaker, video producer and founder of bespoke video production company Fallout Media. He started his news career at Asia Television (ATV) before pushing the new frontier of digital content for the South China Morning Post and The Wall Street Journal. He currently contributes videos to BBC World News and is the director of a video series for M+, a museum of visual culture in Hong Kong.

Erin Mendell is an editor on The Wall Street Journal’s news desk in Hong Kong. She has previously worked as a web producer and editor for the Journal in New York and was an editor for The Baltimore Sun.

Joel Flynn is the editorial head of Reuters Broadcast Solutions and an anchor for Reuters’ ViuTV News in Hong Kong. Over the last eight years, he has worked in a myriad of roles in broadcast operations for Reuters across Europe, was part of their award-winning financial television team, and joined their Asia operations in June 2018. He previously worked for the BBC, Sky News, ITN, Al Jazeera and TRT World, and has also been published in Reuters text file and The New York Times. His career highlights include reporting on the Turkish coup in Istanbul, the North Korean missile crisis in Japan and interviewing Arnold Schwarzenegger.

V_PROFILE_PHOTO copyVivienne Chow is an award-winning journalist and critic specialising in arts, culture and cultural politics contributing to Quartz, Variety, BBC, The Interpreter by the Lowy Institute and the South China Morning Post. She is the recipient of IJP Asia-Pacific Premium Fellowship Award 2018 from IJP Centre in Germany, and is the first Hong Kong journalist to receive the award. She founded Cultural Journalism Campus in 2014 aiming to promote arts and culture among young people through journalism, criticism and storytelling. Previously she was a staff reporter at the South China Morning Post for a total of 15 years. Follow her website, Twitter and Instagram.  

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