Wendy Tang is an independent tech reporter and multimedia journalist focuses on Greater China. She is currently searching her topics of obsession within the technology industry after covering international affairs heretofore. Leveraging her multilingual skills include Cantonese, Mandarin, and English, she likes to bring more China’s tech coverage to the Western world.
She also moderates tech, media, and entrepreneurship related events in English and Chinese.
She has been honing her journalism craft since 2007 in New York, Atlanta, and Hong Kong among news organizations such as NY1 News, CNN International, and the Wall Street Journal.
Some of her best memories from the frontline include “Miracle (An Airbus A320 landed) on the Hudson River” in New York in 2009, the Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and the pro-democracy movement “Umbrella Revolution” in Hong Kong in 2014. But what excited her the most was writing and witnessing the growth of the startup scenes in Hong Kong in 2014 and 2015.
She also led digital strategies for educational nonprofit Asia Society in Hong Kong in 2013, in which she produced videos, wrote blog posts, and managed social media accounts to build the institute’s online presence.
She is a graduate of Asian American Journalists Association’s 2017 Executive Leadership Program. She has held various leadership positions with the Asia chapter of AAJA since 2012, including vice president. As a chapter board officer, she helped lead AAJA-Asia to win Chapter of the Year in 2012, 2013, and 2016. She currently serves as programming chair for the chapter’s annual international media conference N3Con in Hong Kong in May 2017.
She holds a Master of Journalism from the University of Hong Kong and a B.Sc. in Media, Culture, and Communications from New York University.
She welcomes tips, story pitches, and project commissions. Please contact her here.