About the Author

Marta Colombo is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong, where she relocated in 2016 to attend the Master of Journalism at The University of Hong Kong.

Her work has appeared on the South China Morning Post, Vice Asia and other Hong Kong-based and international publications and her beats include society, culture and political news.

After graduating, Marta worked as a Reporter for #legend magazine, where she later became the Features and Digital Editor.

Marta has previously worked as a newsroom intern for CNN in Hong Kong, where she published articles,  gathered news and sourced social media contents and images. During her undergraduate studies in Asian history and politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, she also interned at EURONEWS in Lyon, France, where she learned the basics of broadcast journalism and contributed to the website.