Mike Chinoy (USA)
Media consultant and CNN journalist
„Live, real-time news has changed the dynamics of how major players respond to dramatic events and crises.“
For many years Mike was a foreign correspondent for CNN, responsible for the Asia-Pacific Region. Nowadays he works as an independent media strategy consultant. He lectures at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California. He is an author of informational books about China and North Korea.
Mike, a graduate of Yale University and Colombia University, began as a reporter in London (1983-1987), and then moved to Beijing. During the years 1987-1995, he broadcast nearly
Mike, a graduate of Yale University and Colombia University, began as a reporter in London (1983-1987), and then moved to Beijing. During the years 1987-1995, he broadcast nearly two thousand reports from Beijing's Heavenly Peace Square. After that he was in charge of the news agency in Hong Kong for 5 years. He has received many journalistic awards and has written informational books on North Korea and China. He lectured at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and in 2007-2009 ran summer study programs in Hong Kong. In 2006-2009 he worked as a researcher for the Pacific Council on International Policy. With his former CNN co-workers and correspondents, he helped to launch the News Certified Exchange. This platform brings together credible experts with unique ideas and journalists from around the world.
Currently Mike works as an independent consultant for media strategies and crisis communication. He trains managers, diplomats, academic workers, and non-governmental organizations.
For his journalistic work, he has received many awards, including the Emmy Award, the Cable ACE Award, the DuPont Award, and the Peabody Award. He has written several books, like China Live: People Power and the Television Revolution (1999) or Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis (2008).