12 April 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 […]
29 March 2017

Would you give your life to tell the story? Whatever your answer, JMSC professor teaches students to be ready

Not many professions ask you to put your life in danger. Journalism is one of them, and Kevin Sites, Associate Professor of Practice and former war correspondent, wants his students to be ready. In the […]
17 February 2017

Learning about the unique area of wine journalism and how it differs from lifestyle reporting

There may be few other areas of journalism which involve quite as many fun wine and food events, but wine journalism requires a specialist subject knowledge and an authoritative writing style, students―and some staff—learnt in […]
12 October 2016

My internship with ABC News in Beijing and covering the Yulin dog meat festival

(Feature image: Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, on the Great Wall of China) By Eric Cheung As one of the Big Three television networks in the United States, ABC News is one […]
22 August 2016

JMSC students win TVB documentary competition

A film about a Hong Kong bodybuilder who was born female but now identifies as genderqueer has netted a team of JMSC students the top award in a local documentary competition. The documentary, titled ‘Siu […]
6 May 2016

JMSC students use creative techniques to cover journalism conference

A team of JMSC students learned about logistical planning and creative editing while covering a high-profile journalism conference in Hong Kong. Journalists from leading news organisations spoke at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club on 23 April […]
23 March 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.'
23 March 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.'