Corinne Chin is a video editor at The Seattle Times, where she works with a dynamic photo staff to film and edit compelling documentary-style visual stories. Her 2016 body of work with Erika Schultz won second place in the individual portfolio category of the NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism awards.
Before joining The Seattle Times in 2014, Corinne was a freelance video journalist reporting in Washington, DC; Nairobi, Kenya; São Paulo, Brazil; and more. A Chicago native, Corinne also taught photography and film to teens on the city’s West and South Sides. Corinne earned a bachelor’s degree in magazine writing and a master’s in video journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School, winning a midwest Emmy for her master’s capstone, a documentary on an ex-gang member fighting violence in North Lawndale. Her work has also been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association, the Society for News Design, the Society of Professional Journalists and more.
Corinne regularly speaks on video journalism, diversity and inclusion to colleges and other public institutions in the Pacific Northwest. She has lent her skills as a coach for the Story Arc cinematic journalism workshop and as a judge for several journalism competitions. Corinne currently serves as a board member for the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.