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Jack Yan

Wellington, New Zealand
CEO, Jack Yan & Associates and Publisher, Lucire — Freelance

I run JY&A, Lucire and Autocade, and the Global Motorshow on Drivetribe; co-chair, Medinge Group. Author, brand strategist, typeface designer, publisher.

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Biography

CEO, Jack Yan & Associates; publisher, Lucire and Autocade; co-chair, Medinge Group. I also run the Global Motorshow on Drivetribe. Former columnist for Desktop and former contributor to Eye, DZ3, Visual Arts Trends, Fontzone and All About Branding.

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@jackyan — 5,154 followers, 71,773 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @krassenstein: According to Trump a black guy who shoplifts should be locked up in a Chinese prison for 10 years, a black guy who…

Nov 23, 2017

RT @MayneReport: And with Spectator's UK bosses settling for 572k, that should be the end of nasty Rowan Dean's journalistic career.…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/933664102290829312 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I did an in-house company mag originally, covering marketing, advertising and branding.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I started off on an Underwood 18, then there was a Brother electric typewriter. Like most people my age, I also worked on an IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

Media have had to look inwards to see what “voice” they have, to compete. It’s no good chasing the same commodified stories.

Awards

Pride in Print

2013 - Export
Highly commended

Pride in Print

2004 - Magazines
Highly commended