Isobel Yeung Biography
Isobel Yeung is a British journalist, she is currently working at VICE. She joined VICE in 2014 this is after working with China for four years. Yeung has also written for notable international publications such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent and South China Morning Post.
Isobel Yeung Education
Yeung graduated the University of Nottingham in 2009, having studied at both the UK and China.
Isobel Yeung VICE
Throughout her VICE News deployments, Yeung has reported from nearly every war zone, documenting conflict and crisis in Yemen, Syria, Libya, Iraq, Turkey, the Philippines, and Afghanistan. Yeung’s compelling reporting at VICE News Tonight has covered a wide range of global stories, including the battle with ISIS across the Middle East and the Philippines, the crippling state of Assad-controlled Syria, and some of the most divisive issues in the United States, such as sexual consent in the age of the #MeToo movement.
Her reporting earned two Emmy nominations for exposing Libya as a migrant smuggling hotspot. She was the first correspondent to embed with Libyan coastguards and meet the migrants caught up in the system.
Her months-long undercover report from China was one of the most harrowing assignments of her career, revealing a glimpse inside Chinese authorities’ heavy-handed, systematic oppression of Uighur Muslims. Yeung’s fearless and raw reporting is the region’s first of its kind, providing the most comprehensive look into an ongoing human rights crisis.
Yeung received the Marie Colvin Front Page Award for Foreign Correspondent in 2019. Yeung received a Gracie Award for TV National Reporter/Correspondent in 2017 for her work on Afghan Women’s Rights for Vice on HBO, and she was named one of America’s 50 Most Influential Women in 2016 by women’s magazine Marie Claire.
Isobel Yeung Salary
Yeung receives a yearly salary ranging between $ 40,000 – $ 110,000 dollars.
Isobel Yeung Net worth
Yeung has an estimated net worth of $ 50 million dollars.
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Isobel Yeung Age
Yeung is 36 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 2, 1986, in Salisbury, England.
Isobel Yeung Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Isobel Yeung Family
Isobel was born to Joe Yeung and Marguerite Yeung in Salisbury, England.
Isobel Yeung Husband
Yeung is currently not married she is involved romantically with Benjamin Zand. He is an Iranian-British journalist and filmmaker, the two have been together since 2014.
Isobel Yeung Ethnicity
Yeung is of Chinese and English descent, as her parents come from different parts of the world.