Roydon Ng is a freelance journalist, blogger and web designer. He has had success in a number of areas including political reporting, social media and community action campaigns.
Over the years, Roydon has had the privilege of asking the tough questions to Australia’s leaders including (former) Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Roydon’s journalism experience also includes multimedia reporting and editorial positions for current affairs, political and opinion publications.
With a passion to bring local perspectives to a global audience, Roydon Ng is currently with The Typewriter as an editor and correspondent covering Australia, Hong Kong and China’s socio-political issues. Other major projects that Roydon has worked on or founded include:
2016: UniPollWatch – covering the Australian Federal Election
2015: Australia-China Youth Association – news contributor to OzBites
2014: Umbrella Movement – daily blogger during Hong Kong protests
2013: AustElection2013 – covering the Australian Federal Election
Originally from multicultural Western Sydney, Roydon Ng takes interest in social justice. With experience in media and a passion for giving the disadvantaged a voice, Roydon seeks to bring the local perspective into a global audience.
Bearing a wealth of skills and expertise in areas of multimedia journalism, web design and group leadership, Roydon has also served as leader of a number of community groups and initiatives.
As a hard-working team-player, Roydon has received the Reuben F. Scarf Award for Commitment for his contributions as a student leader. Roydon has also worked with non-profit & commercial organisations with the development of their internet presence and social media marketing.
Roydon is also a member of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance in Australia and is currently furthering his studies with a Master of Journalism and Communication at The University of New South Wales in Australia.