June 2, 2017


principal reporter/producer for the weekly business program “Money Magazine” on TVB

Zela Chin is the principal reporter/producer for the weekly business program “Money Magazine” on TVB, Hong Kong’s flagship broadcaster. Besides business news, she reports on new technology trends, consumer issues, government policy, and luxury brands in the Asia region. She started her career at CNN in the U.S. and later joined CNN in Hong Kong to produce “Talk Asia with Lorraine Hahn.” Highlights include interviews with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, scientist Stephen Hawking and opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. She has had stints with the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia, and ABC News (U.S.) online. Zela has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Hong Kong, a bachelor’s in Slavic languages from Duke University, and was the recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. In her free time, she guest lectures at universities, and moderates conferences.  She is also the President of the Hong Kong chapter of the Duke Alumni Association, and a Board Member of the Asia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.