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Wen Lu

Investigative and Feature Journalist
Hong Kong
Lion Rock Spirit Fellowship

Wen Lu (Vivian) is an award-winning investigative and feature reporter in Hong Kong. She has won a number of journalism prizes including the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for Editorial Excellence, the Hong Kong News Awards and the Human Rights Press Awards. 

Wen started her career at Ming Pao newspaper's investigative team. She participated in a lot of muckraking stories in both Hong Kong and mainland China including the Hong Kong Ballet self-censorship scandal and the Hong Kong part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Offshore Leaks project. Apart from the investigative stories, she has also covered citizen movement and human right issue in the Greater China region, including the farmers’ protests against land dispute in Chinese village WuKan and the investigation of a Chinese labor rights activist Li Wangyang’s death. 

After that, Wen joined the in-depth feature team to do exclusive interview with world-influential figures including Korean movie artist Lee Young-ae, former state leaders Mahathir bin Mohamad and Joseph Ejercito Estrada.

Before coming to Oxford, Wen worked as a senior reporter in an new found online media WeMedia 01(HK). She was responsible for feature news in the Greater China region.

Wen holds a Bachelor's degree on Broadcast Journalism of Hong Kong Baptist University.