Wen Huang introduces the China International Press Photo contest, now in its 12th year. What is it's influence in the field of international photojournalism? Wen will discuss this along with broader considerations around digitisation and it's impact.
Huang Wen joined the Xinhua News Agency in 1989 and worked as a photographer and photo editor at the Xinhua Photo Department for 16 years.
In 1995 Wen became the first Chinese participant of the Joop Swart Masterclass, and served on the World Press Photo contest jury in 2006 and 2007. She has also been a jury member for POYi in the US and the 2009 Walkley Photo Prize in Australia. Since 2005, Wen has been involved in the organization of the China International Press Photo (CHIPP) contest, serving on its jury in 2014 and 2015. She is currently the Secretary General of the Chinese Photojournalists Society.
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