Yvonne Tong is an award-winning television producer, host and videojournalist based in Hong Kong. With over 6 years of experiences in the news and media production industry, she is currently the television producer for “The Pulse” (a weekly English public and current affairs show) and the television host for《早辰．早晨》 “This Morning” (a daily Chinese morning news programme) in Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).
She covers news, feature and investigative stories. Her areas of interests are human rights, inequality, law and order, as well as Hong Kong- China politics.
In mid-2019, Yvonne produced a 46-min documentary “In the Prisons that Don’t Exist” (link to part 1 / 2 / 3) covering the detention of more than one million Uyghurs and Muslims in the “re-education camps” in Xinjiang, China. It earned a Intermedia-Globe Gold Award in Human Rights Documentaries at 2020 Hamburg World Media Festivals and was nominated for Best News Programme at 2019 Venice TV Award.
In the end of 2019, she produced a feature story called “Frontline Volunteers at the HK 2019 Movement – Volunteer Lawyers” (link to story) covering a young barrister who provided pro-bono legal assistance for protesters around the clock. It earned a Intermedia-Globe Gold Award in Feature News at 2020 Hamburg World Media Festivals.
Previously, she was a videojournalist for Associated Press Television News Hong Kong. Her work was wired and distributed to television stations around the world. Prior to that, she was a reporter for《明報》 “Ming Pao News”.
– The University of Hong Kong’s Journalism & Media Studies Centre: February 2019 newsletter
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