The Reporter, founded by The Reporter Cultural Foundation, is Taiwan’s very first non-profit media organization. We focus on in-depth reportage and investigative journalism, publishing our works on an open-source website. We are dedicated to probing issues at stake and to build a diverse modern society and media environment.
The Reporter Cultural Foundation
Director / Jong-Tsun Huang
Board of Directors / Sunny Lin, Wen Yung Hou, Po Ru Ke, Jason Hsu, Xu-tian Huang, Chang De Liu, Yu Ching Tsai, Hsiao Wei Chiu, Richy Li, Yu Yo Lin
Supervisor / Wei Wen Li, Yuan Hui Hu, Shun Xiao Chen
Chief Executive Officer / Jung Shin Ho
Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Sherry Lee
Marketing Manager / Sylvie Wang
Administration Manager / Jennifer Cheng
Consultant / Shieu Chi Weng, Yi Ru Liu
Legal Consultant / Yi-hsiu Hou, Kuo-yen Weng, Yen-hsin Chen
Editor in Chief / Sherry Lee
Deputy Editor in Chief and Managing Editor / Hui Chun Yang
Journalist / Michelle Fang, Rosa Wang, Tzewu Chang, I Ting Chiang, Bo Wei Wu, William Kung, Yu Yo Lin, Wen Ting Yen, Fu Nien Tsao
Managing Editor / Shih Yun Chang
Coordinator editor / Chuang Pichi
Senior Editor / Sylvie Wang
Editor / Szu Hua Chen
Art Designer / Yu Chen Huang, Chen Na Lin
Digital Project Manager / Mimi Chen
Software Engineer / Fa Hsien Li, Chung Jen Yu, Ching Yang Tseng, Taylor Fang
Photo Department Director / Chih Wei Yu
Senior Photojournalist / Jameson Wu
Photojournalist / Yu En Lin
The Reporter is a non-profit media organization founded by The Reporter Foundation and relies on public donation. We focus on in-depth reportage and investigative journalism.
Principles of Donation
- All donators should follow the principle of “Three-No”: no ownership, no intervention, and no return.
- The Reporter does not accept donations from political parties and people.
- Donations more than one million NTD will be reviewed by a Review Committee from the Board of Directors, who will make decisions on whether to accept or refuse certain donations.
- Donations more than one million NTD must be signed by the donor.
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA）
Tai Hai Press Photo Contest
Human Rights Press Awards
Excellent Journalism Award
Taiwan Innocence Press Awards
Taiwan Press Photo Contest
- Portrait / Second Place / Chih Wei Yu
- Portrait / Honor / Yu En Lin
- Series / Honor / Yu En Lin
Attended a conference hosted by German’s Konrad-Adenauer-Stifting(KAS)
foundation in Essen, Germany, to share experience in cross-boarder investigative journalism and to discuss the possibility to corporate with journalists from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, India and Indonesia.
Sep. 23, 2016
Attended the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference "Uncovering Asia" in Kathmandu, Nepa, hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stifting(KAS)
Oct. 6, 2018
Editor-in-chief Sherry Lee delivers a speech on the subject of "cross-border investigations" with two-time Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Martha Mendoza of the Associated Press, Pramod Acharya, journalist with Centre for Investigative Journalism in Nepal and Wahyu Dhyatmika, managing editor of Tempo Newsroom in Indonesia during the 3rd Asian Investigative Journalism Conference "Uncovering Asia" in Seoul, South Korea.
June. 15, 2017
The Reporter won four awards at The SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence.
May. 16, 2017
Hosted the first book launch seminar of "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery" in Taipei.
Apr. 10, 2017
"Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery
," a collaborative reporting by The Reporter and Tempo magazine
, was reported by GIJN.
Mar. 25, 2017
Held "The Reporter X Megaport Festival: Capsule News."
Feb. 25, 2017
Held "The Reporter's Photography Workshop: Image Locally Rooted Project."
Authorized and published "The stateless children of immigrant workers in Taiwan."
Held Investigative Reporting Workshop & Photography Workshop.
Published Investigative Report of the Year "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery."
Oct. 25, 2016
Launched the first newsgame in Taiwan "Daily Life of the Emergency Room
" was admitted as a finalist of the Investigative Report Award of 2016 Excellent Journalism Awards.
Held "Who's the Reporter?" Seminars in Taipei, Taichung, Kaohsiung, and Hualien.
Launched monthly donation project and released our first branding video.
Jun. 25, 2016
Hosted "Meet-readers on Rooftop" to invite readers from all fields to have face-to-face talks.
The Reporter officially came online.
The Reporter Foundation was founded.