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 South China Morning Post about 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.

6 July 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 […]
6 January 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 […]
30 November 2015

Shari Nijman

MJ 2011, Multimedia Producer / Public Information Officer, United Nations
'The JMSC allowed me to develop myself as a true all-round reporter. Video, photography, writing, social media: after completing the MJ I am confident in my abilities in all of them. This versatility is extremely appreciated and sought after in today’s media world. Learning journalism skills in Hong Kong also means real-life exposure to dealing with complex and sometimes politically sensitive subject matter—very useful if you want to work in any international capacity.'
26 October 2015

Kevin Dharmawan

MJ 2014, Photo Editor, Asia Photo Desk, Bloomberg
'I joined the JMSC seeking to move into a career working with images. It wasn't the easiest path to take but I was confident that with my experience and with the JMSC laying out the foundations I would be in a good position. Following graduation from the programme, I joined the photo team at The International New York Times as an intern. Newsrooms are looking for specialists, but they also want someone who is well versed in a lot of things.'
24 August 2015

Recent graduate Georgia McCafferty on studying the Master of Journalism programme

Georgie McCafferty (MJ 2014) is a recent graduate of the JMSC Master of Journalism programme, a mother of three, and a freelance journalist. In this video, she talks about juggling family and studies during her Master of Journalism programme, and how the courses helped prepare her for a career in journalism.
16 April 2015

JMSC alumni carve out career in social media

Spending all day surfing social media has proven a good career move for three JMSC graduates who have found rewarding jobs working at digital news agency, Storyful.
8 February 2015

JMSC alumna Phillippa Stewart conquers 15,000km cross-continent charity cycle ride

JMSC graduate and multi-media journalist, Phillippa Stewart, has completed a year-long, 15,000km charity cycle from Malaysia to the UK, and won an international photographic competition along the way.
9 April 2014

JMSC Students Take 2nd Prize in Samsung Competition

Two undergraduate journalism majors have taken 2nd prize in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow competition, winning cash and product prizes for both themselves and the JMSC.