Prof. WONG Chun Tung David

Head of Department

Tel.:  (852) 2972 7277 /(852) 2972 7287
Fax.: (852) 2972 7324


Academic Qualifications

Diploma of Communication (Journalism). Hong Kong Baptist College (now HK Baptist University) with distinction (1979)
Master of Social Science in International Relations. University of Birmingham, UK (1985)

Academic background

Professor of Practice, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong (August 2009 to August 2016)
External Examiner, School of Continuing Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013-16)
Adviser of Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong (2001-04)
Adviser of School of Journalism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1997-99)
External Examiner, Journalism Department of Hong Kong Baptist University (1989–95)

Professional background

  • Vice President, Hong Kong Cable TV (2004-09)
  • Founding Director-General, Hong Kong Press Council (2000-04)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Standard (1993-99)
  • Senior Assistant Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1989-93)
  • China Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1987-89)
  • Political Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1985-87)
  • Deputy News Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1983-84)
  • Chief Reporter, Hong Kong Standard (1982-83)
  • Reporter, Hong Kong Standard (1979-82)

Academic and Professional Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni, Hong Kong Baptist University (1994)
  • British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarship (1984)

Affiliations with Professional Bodies

  • Adviser, Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans (2011-present)
  • Judge of Annual News Award, Hong Kong Newspapers’ Society (2011-present)
  • Judge of Annual University Newspapers Best Story Award for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and China, China Daily (2011-present)
  • Judge for Ming Pao campus newspaper best articles award (2015)
  • Member, Mass Communications Training Board of Vocational Training Council (2011-15)
  • Vice Chairman and Council member, Hong Kong Newspapers’ Society (1995-99)
  • Director, Hong Kong News Executives’ Association (1997-99)
  • World Editors’ Forum Executive Member (1995-99)