JIM LAURIE
35 Years in International Television & Journalism
Jim Laurie has been a journalist and broadcaster for 40 years, much of that time in Asia. He heads the video production and television consulting company Focus Asia Productions HK Ltd. As a consultant, he has provided services for China Central Television (CCTV English News) in Beijing, the Al Jazeera English News Channel Asia operations in Kuala Lumpur, the Times Now channel in Mumbai, and the Aaj Tak Channel in Delhi. From September 2005 to December 2011, he also served as Director of Broadcasting at the Journalism and Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong. From 1972 to 1999, Laurie roamed the world as an international radio and television correspondent first for NBC News and then ABC News. His work earned recognition through numerous awards including two television Emmies, a George Foster Peabody Award, and an Overseas Press Club Award. He has produced numerous documentaries and long form TV programs. From 1999-2005, he supervised news and current affairs in Asia for News Corporation's STAR TV as it built its news channels in India. [See full Biography]

This Month: the video: forty nine seconds of oldies but goodies: on cameras from 1975 to 2000. 
 
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