9 July 2024

Jing Yang

MJ 2012, Jing Yang, Asia Bureau Chief, The Information
Award-winning journalist Jing Yang left journalism twice, and twice she came back. At the Wall Street Journal, she took a leading role in a series of investigative reports on China’s regulatory clampdown on tech companies, which won two SOPA awards and other recognitions from American press organisations. She is now the Asia bureau chief of The Information, a technology and business online news media.
9 July 2024

Natalie Wang

MJ 2012, Natalie Wang, Founder and Editor, Vino Joy News
Natalie Wang founded Vino Joy News, an English-language online media company dedicated to the wine business in China, in 2019, after covering the industry for half a decade. She was recognised as one of the 50 most influential women in the wine and spirits industry in 2021 by the Women in Wine and Spirits Awards. The Vino Joy News editor was the only Chinese journalist nominated for the 2023 Wine Communicator of the Year at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.
9 July 2024

Pip Stewart

MJ 2010, Pip Stewart, Motivational Speaker
Pip Stewart quit her corporate job in London in 2009 to study at the JMSC. She turned her three-month adventure through Guyana’s rainforest into a book, “Life Lessons From the Amazon.” While trekking through the jungle, she contracted leishmaniasis, which motivated her to raise awareness of the neglected disease and its impact on local communities. Pip is now a motivational speaker and writes children's books that encourage family adventures and a love for nature.
9 July 2024

Aleksander Solum

MJ 2014, Aleksander Solum, Executive Producer for Video, South China Morning Post
Aleksander Solum honed his video storytelling skills first at Monocle magazine in London and later at ABC Nyheter and NTB Scanpix in Oslo. While studying, he freelanced for various international media such as BBC and Al Jazeera. After graduation, he worked at various news outlets in Hong Kong before returning to the South China Morning Post as executive producer for video in late 2022.
9 July 2024

Samson So

MJ 2008, Samson So, Founder and Director, Eco Institute
Samson So is the founder and director of Eco Institute, a company providing environmental education through workshops and ecotourism. A self-taught nature photographer, he organises trips to remote places in Asia, Africa and South America to photograph animals in natural habitats. He also regularly serves as a photo competition judge with National Geographic, produces documentaries and writes books on ecology and green tourism.
9 July 2024

Richard Schuster

MJ 2011, Richard Schuster, Head of Strategy and Operations, Google
Before attending the JMSC, Richard Schuster worked as a news reporter in Hungary and produced an award-winning independent documentary. After graduating, Richard joined Google’s communications team in his home country of Hungary. He is now based in London, holding the position of head of strategy and operations for Google's communications team in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
9 July 2024

Matin Sarfraz

MJ 2013, Matin Sarfraz, Climate Reporter, National Observer
Afghan journalist Abdul Matin Sarfraz, who studied at the JMSC on full scholarship in 2012, dreamt of rebuilding his home country through education and journalism. But he was forced to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban returned to power in 2021 and targeted him. Matin works as a climate reporter for the National Observer, an online digital publication in Canada.
9 July 2024

Shari Nijman and Ng Yuk-hang

MJ 2011, Shari Nijman, Communication Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
BJ 2008, Ng Yuk-hang, Policy Manager, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
Shari Nijman and Ng Yuk-hang pivoted from journalism to do international humanitarian work to make the world a better and safer place. Shari works as a communication officer at UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, in Bangladesh. Yuk-hang is a London-based policy manager for the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), an international nonprofit that finances research to develop vaccines.