Corinne Chin

Video Journalist

Corinne Chin is a Senior Video Journalist at The Seattle Times and the founder and leader of the newsroom’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. As a storyteller, she focuses on in-depth digital video projects like Beyond the Border, a series of visual stories exploring asylum, deportation and border issues supported by the International Women’s Media Foundation and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting; and  Under Our Skin, an interactive documentary exploring the words we use – and misuse – to talk about race in America.

Her work has been recognized by the national News and Documentary Emmys, Radio Television Digital News Association (National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence), the Online News Association, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International and more.

Corinne is an alumna of the IWMF’s Next Gen Safety Trainers Fellowship and is available for trauma-informed safety and security training. She is also available for public speaking on video storytelling and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Corinne is a graduate of the Poynter Leadership Academy for Women, the Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity, the ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University (MSJ and BSJ). She is a co-director of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Women and Non-Binary Voices, and she is a past president of AAJA Seattle, which you can join for Zoom dim sum on the first Saturday of every month.

The Seattle Times
Behind the Byline: Meet video editor Corinne Chin

Seattle Channel
Town Square: Seattle Times presents 2018 Pictures of the Year

The Idea by Atlantic Media
Q&A: Corinne Chin

Better News
How a Seattle Times Slack channel lets people speak up about insensitive coverage

American Press Institute
How to build empathy into reporting

The Seventh Wave
On Safe Spaces, Engagement, and Redefining What We Know