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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 — 5,179 followers, 73,688 tweets

@VikOlliver @lin_nah @Twitter @CateOwen It’s why I wouldn’t mind seeing more Mastodon instances out there, too.
RT @david_hewson: The Ma*l has a piece saying the Bayeux Tapestry is really British and we should get it back for good. Nowhere does… https://t.co/yOZcO3Vx8B
RT @apolaine: From the vaults. I re-found and re-read this today – most of it still valid: Re-imagining Higher Education  http://www.polaine.com/2006/07/re-imagining-higher-education/ 
@five15design @CateOwen @Twitter Mine had already been dropping probably like yours. In 2017 I unplugged Twitter from it. Then there really was little point staying. I surf on a few FB groups but that’s it. There’s still excellent stuff here on Twitter each day; I just wish the bastards there were more honest.
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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