50 minutes | May 6, 2020

Photographing the 2019 Hong Kong Protests with Laurel Chor | Ep. 040

Laurel Chor is an award-winning freelance visual journalist and National Geographic Explorer from Hong Kong. In 2019, she worked with the New York Times, National Geographic, Getty, AFP, Reuters, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, the Telegraph, and many more. Laurel also has a lot of experience as a text reporter and video journalist. In the past, she was the Asia reporter/producer for VICE News Tonight on HBO. In this conversation Laurel and I talk about her start in journalism and the lessons she learned from working on deadline as a local news reporter, how being a world cup rugby player has prepared her for life as a freelance photojournalist, and what it was like to cover the 2019 Hong Kong protests. Follow me: @austinmeyerfilms Subscribe to my newsletter here
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