Christy is a communications specialist based in Hong Kong, with more than a decade of experience working for print, online and broadcast media. She is currently a lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University’s Department of Journalism, and is also supporting a major international hospitality company as a corporate communications consultant.
Until November 2020, she worked for Reuters as a freelance executive producer among other assignments. Before that Christy worked as a Segment Producer at Bloomberg Television in Hong Kong, producing guest segments for the financial news network’s morning shows.
She was also the Hong Kong and Macau correspondent for the international news wire service Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa), providing breaking news coverage, and in-depth features for Germany’s leading news agency, reporting on a wide range of topics including politics, the economy, environment, art, science and law.
As a freelance journalist she’s provided spot news coverage, in-depth features and analysis, as well as commentary and on-the-ground reporting, and fixer services for global media outlets including: The Guardian, The Telegraph, Quartz, US News and World Report, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, TIME, Dow Jones (Mansion Global), SBS Australia, The Telegraph, The South China Morning Post, Sky News, The BBC World Service, Radio France International, LBC Radio, The Phnom Penh Post and more.
She has also worked for the South China Morning Post as a news reporter covering science, technology and general news. Her work reporting and producing the Post’s first interactive multimedia feature on the city’s wastewater management system won the 2014 Society of Publishers in Asia Award for Excellence in Digital News.
Christy received her Master of Journalism from the University of Hong Kong, and her Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies and Visual Art from Duke University.