Peter Eng

Peter Eng photo by Bruce Yan b-w

Honorary Lecturer
petereng@hku.hk

Peter Eng, an Asian-American, is an independent journalism trainer, editor and writer. Since 1999, he has trained numerous journalists in seven Asian countries, teaching in universities, in newsrooms, and in workshops funded by international organizations, governments and NGOs. His work with Myanmar journalists has been particularly extensive. Eng has written extensively on the media in Asia, and has produced a large amount of journalism education materials including a widely used manual for Southeast Asian journalists. He also has edited a number of books and reports for academics, NGOs and UN agencies. As an independent journalist, Eng has written for prominent international media including Los Angeles Times, The Washington Quarterly, Columbia Journalism Review, The Wall Street Journal Asia, The New York Times, and International Herald Tribune (now the International New York Times). Before that, he reported from 13 Asian countries during his 13 years as news editor in the Bangkok bureau of the Associated Press. Eng has an MA with Special Honors in political science from the University of Chicago and Stanford University in the U.S., and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.