Researcher, Asia Media Centre
Lynda Chanwai-Earle joined the Asia Media Centre from Radio New Zealand, where she was a long-form features producer and presenter of the RNZ Voices programme. Highlights of her time with RNZ include her documentary podcast series Flying Solo, a finalist for Best Documentary in the 2018 New Zealand Radio Awards, and her breaking news story Slavery through Education.
Her work in public broadcasting spans almost two decades. She also worked as a journalist for the television programme Asia Downunder (which ran on TV One from 1994-2011) and reported from the Philippines, China and Hong Kong as part of her work.
Lynda is a fourth-generation Chinese New Zealander. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (University of Auckland) and a Masters of Arts in Creative Writing from Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters. Her poetry and plays have been published, produced and toured in national festivals and abroad.