About us


The News Lens International (TNLi) is Taiwan’s answer to millennials’ call for trustworthy, balanced media in the digital age.

Launched in 2015 in Taipei, TNLi provides news, analysis, views and deep reporting from Greater China and Southeast Asia.

Reflecting the democratic values for which Taiwan is renowned, TNLi strives to provide stories you want to share, offering high-quality journalism and heartfelt opinion writing.

And as independent media backed by angel and venture capital, our editorial is free to pursue the stories that matter most to our readers, wherever they may lead.

From our offices in Taipei and Hong Kong, we also produce Chinese editions covering Taiwan, Hong Kong, ASEAN and Lifestyle, as well as the tech website Inside and sports platform Sports Vision.

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Founders
Joey Chung
CEO & Co-Founder
"Former GM of Sanrio China and former Sanrio America Business Development Manager. Harvard Business School Graduate ’09. Worked at Ralph Lauren New York, UBS Securities Research Division. Business Weekly(Taiwan) Columnist, Taiwan Model UN Development Association Founding Director. Specializes in media branding, retailing, marketing, and international affairs."
Mario Yang
Chief Content Officer & Co-Founder
"12 years of expertise in the media industry. Former tech website CNET Taiwan Executive Chief Editor and former Business Weekly(Taiwan) Digital Content Senior Editor. Specializes in contents regarding interactions between technology and society."
Board
Marcus Brauchli
Board member
"Former Washington Post Executive Editor and former VP of Washington Post. Former managing editor of the Wall Street Journal."
Herbert Chang
Board member
"Managing Member of Growstar Associates, LTD. Former CEO of C Squared Management Corp. Former President of InveStar Capital, Inc."
William Lin
Board member
Angel Investor. Founder/Managing Partner of WISKEY CAPITAL.
Advisory Board
Sasa Vucinic
Advisory Board Member
Founder & former CEO, Media Development Investment Fund
Joyce Lee
Advisory Board Member
"Former BBDO Taiwan CEO Former Managing Director at Hill & Knowlton Strategies"
Felix Hong
Advisory Board Member
"Google Nest Taiwan office manager Early member of Nest Manufacturing process development at Foxconn"
Ben Chang
Advisory Board Member
Co-founded CNEX Co-founded Sina.com Former VP of global products, GM of SINA Taiwan, GM of SINA Mobile
Scott Kronick
Advisory Board Member
President and CEO of Asia Pacific Ogilvy Public Relations