蘇啟智 老師
SO, Kai Chi Edgar

Associate Head of Department
Associate Professor of Practice
Audio Visual Production Stream Leader

Specializing in broadcast news, current affairs and in-depth documentary production, Edgar has a wealth of experience in practicing and teaching journalism as well as media management for over 28 years. He has won a number of local and international awards such as the Human Rights Press Awards, the US George Foster Peabody Award, the Chicago International TV Award and the New York Festival TV Award for his news and documentary reports.

After the US 911 terrorist attack in 2001, Edgar was among the first batch of Hong Kong journalists travelling to the Middle East to cover the war zones including US’s invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.  In recognition of his achievement, he was granted the Journalism Grand Award by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003.

Edgar graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Journalism and Communication and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a Master of Arts degree in China Studies. He was also a Reuters Research Fellow at the University of Oxford in 2000, courtesy of the British Chevening Scholarship. He was the Head of Programming at the Hong Kong i-Cable News Limited overseeing the production of current affairs, news features and information programmes before joining the Shue Yan University as the Associate Professor of Practice.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Journalism & Mass Communication
Audio-Visual Production
Intermediate Audio-Visual Production
Documentary & Public Affairs Programme
Hong Kong Politics
Media Ethics

Teaching and Research Interests

Current Affairs and Documentary Production
Broadcast News Reporting and Production
In-depth and Investigative Reporting
Convergence Media and Editing
Multimedia Storytelling

Academic Qualifications

Reuters Research Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
MA in Chinese Studies, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
BSSc in Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professional Experience

Hong Kong I-Cable News Ltd. (2000-2019)
Television Broadcasting Ltd., News and Information Department (1991-2000)

Publications

"東史郎日記",《一人一故事:新聞人再訴心聲》,天地圖書有限公司,2013
《不是報道》,MSM Publishing Ltd., 2008
"廣東:疫症蔓延前",《目擊100天 沙士最前線》,香港記者協會,2004

Professional Awards

New York International Film & TV Festival - Bronze World Medal (2004)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Journalism Grand Award (2003)
Chicago International Film & TV Festival – Silver Hugo Award (2003) ;Silver Plague Award (2001)
Human Rights Press Awards - Certificate of Special Merit (2003)
Asian Television Award - Certicate of Merit (2000)
George Foster Peabody Award, 1995

Affiliations

Member of Reuters Foundation, UK
CU Alumni Editorial Board, The Chinese University of Hong Kong