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Kirsten Han

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  death penalty, activism, social justice, singapore, social justice activism, social justice issues, southeast asia, democracy building, human rights, social media, advocacy, race and ethnicity, media freedom, politics, current affairs, internet freedom, press freedom

Singaporean journalist and activist. Covering current affairs, politics, #socialjustice, #humanrights, etc. Fighting #deathpenalty with @2ndchance2all.

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Kirsten Han is a Singaporean freelance journalist, writer and producer. Her bylines have appeared in Al Jazeera English, the Guardian, the Diplomat and Southeast Asia Globe, among others. She’s also the Singapore stringer for Deutsche Presse Agentur.

She got her start as a production assistant on...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was as a production assistant at Lianain Films, working on documentaries for Al Jazeera English.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but that was a long time ago!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

There are many methods of contacting me and I'm happy to communicate on any of them about stories!