senior fellow, communication, USC
Mike Chinoy joined the Annenberg School of Journalism in fall of 2006 as a visiting professor, teaching an international relations seminar for students going to Hong Kong. He is also a senior fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication. Chinoy recently completed his tenure as CNN's Senior Asia Correspondent, capping over thirty years of international journalism experience. After joining CNN at its London bureau in 1983, Chinoy served as Beijing Bureau Chief from 1987 to 1995. During that time he covered the 1989 events at Tiananmen Square, earning the CableACE, duPont and Peabody awards. He was also Hong Kong Bureau Chief for five years. His other awards include the Silver Medal from the New York Film Festival and Asian Television Awards for his reporting in Indonesia and Taiwan. In addition to his long history of reporting, Chinoy published a book called China Live: People Power and the Television Revolution (1999). Chinoy earned a B.A. in Chinese Studies from Yale University and an M.A. Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.