The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for his piece about the Cultural Revolution for Initium. In a multimedia piece for the SCMPabout the same topic, Jun Mai received an Honourable Mention for Excellence in   Journalistic Innovation. Annie Zhang co-wrote a story for Initum about the abducted Hong Kong booksellers, which earned an honourable mention for Excellence in Investigative Reporting. Rounding up the JMSC wins is John Siu, who will be starting his masters with us this fall. He received an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Information Graphics for his “power map” in HK01 about the election committee of the 2017 Hong Kong chief executive election.

July 6, 2017

JMSC alumni recognized across categories at the 2017 SOPA Awards

The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for […]
April 12, 2017

From the JMSC to Bloomberg: three alumni tell their stories

By Katie Lam With graduation looming in the not too distant future, JMSC students are vying to land their dream jobs when they leave. Bloomberg, a financial software, data and media company, is one place […]
September 30, 2016

Our Story website launched

Telling 18 years of the JMSC’s history under its founding director, Professor Ying Chan, is no easy task. But we’ve attempted it here, in an ambitious new multimedia website we call Our Story. Our Story […]
March 23, 2016

James Chan

BJ 2013, Researcher, Politics and Public Administration department, The University of Hong Kong
'"Think global"—the best phrase to summarise my three-year experience on the Bachelor of Journalism programme at the JMSC. Immersed in an environment with international cohorts and faculty members, offered the opportunity to take part in world-class exchange programmes, connected to a wide-range of local and international internships, I learned the essence of journalism with a wide exposure to the globalised world.'
March 23, 2016

Billy Wong

BJ 2015, Reporter, TVB Pearl
'I believe journalism, ultimately, is about human connections: how we all connect with each other as human beings playing different roles in a globalised society. I am grateful that the JMSC taught me how to find the human elements in everyday happenings and how to highlight emotions while covering social issues in an unbiased manner.'
March 10, 2016

JMSC grad Michelle Yuan named in Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list of Asian trailblazers

Master of Journalism alumna Michelle Yuan has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 ‘top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers’ in Asia’s Media, Marketing and Advertising sector. Yuan was […]
March 4, 2016

DreamCatchers 100K launched to support young entrepreneurs

The JMSC is one of the four organisers of the inaugural DreamCatchers 100K entrepreneurship seed funding initiative. DreamCatchers 100K is an entrepreneurship seed fund from The University of Hong Kong aimed at supporting young entrepreneurs […]
January 6, 2016

Growing in an international media organisation – Huang Zheping

Earlier last year at Shanghai’s seventh annual ‘Love and Marriage Expo’, thousands of single people under the age of 40 gathered, looking for their potential other halves. Surrounded by marriage-seeking young people, their parents and […]