Corinne Chin is the director of news talent for recruitment at the Associated Press, working to build and mentor a competitive, diverse, and inclusive newsroom staff across the globe. She is also a national Emmy Award-winning video journalist.
Before joining the AP, Chin was a senior video journalist at The Seattle Times focused on in-depth digital video projects, including Beyond the Border, a series of visual stories exploring asylum, deportation, and femicide on the U.S.-Mexico border, supported by the Pulitzer Center and the International Women's Media Foundation, and Under Our Skin, an interactive documentary exploring the words we use—and misuse—to talk about race in America.
She also founded and led The Seattle Times Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, growing the team from six journalists in 2017 to more than three dozen in 2022. Chin previously worked as a senior video producer for CNN.
Chin's body of work has been recognized by the national News and Documentary Emmys, National Edward R. Murrow Awards, the Online News Association, National Press Photographers Association's Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International, and more.
She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University (MSJ and BSJ), the Maynard 200 program, the ASNE/NLA Emerging Leaders Institute, and the Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity.
As an alumna of the Poynter Leadership Academy for Women, Chin offers free coaching to women and non-binary journalists. She also offers identity-based training on journalist safety and security.
Chin is a co-director of the Asian American Journalists Association's affinity group Women and Non-Binary Voices, and she is a past president of AAJA Seattle.