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Paydesk has 27 journalists in Cambodia. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Cambodia are Chansamnang Sim and Meas Da.

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We have journalists in Phnom Penh.

Journalists in Cambodia



Chansamnang Sim

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Chansamnang Sim is a journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I am covered human rights, politics, education, technology and social issues. Find me on my twitter: @chansamnang_sim
Languages
English Khmer
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Media Training

Meas Da

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Meas Da is a journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
My favorite writing are about politics, social issues, the environment, freedom, human rights, abuse of children and women, the elderly.
Languages
Khmer
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast)
Skills
Media Training

Nehru Pry

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Nehru Pry is a Cambodian Freelance video journalist and a documentary filmmaker.
  
He has worked for numerous Media outlets including Radio Free Asia (RFA), the Associated Press (AP), Ruptly, Mongabay, ABC News Australia, Cambojanews, Mekong Eye, China Daily and others.
 
As a solo video Read morejournalist, he has a proven ability to shoot videos, interviews, script, video editing, and voice in Khmer and English.
Languages
English Khmer
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Science & Environment Breaking News Cultural
+1

Lors Liblib

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Lors Liblib is a Phnom Penh-based journalist renowned for his incisive coverage of international events and staunch advocacy for press freedom. His reporting has consistently shed light on the myriad challenges journalists encounter, such as obstruction and discrimination by government delegations Read moreand authorities.

Liblib's journalism career is marked by a dedication to highlighting the struggles for a free press in Southeast Asia. His work often takes him to the front lines of news reporting in the region, where he has covered critical incidents in Cambodia. Through his reporting, Liblib has become a respected voice in the media community, known for his commitment to truth and his efforts to hold power to account.

As a fixture in the journalistic landscape of Cambodia, Liblib's contributions go beyond reporting. He is actively involved in discussions and initiatives that aim to protect journalists and ensure that they can operate freely and safely. His work not only informs international audiences but also supports the cause of press freedom in a region where such freedoms are often under threat.

Han Noy

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Han Noy is a journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He covers mostly related to Cambodia politics and international relations in Southeast Asia. He published his commentaries in various media outlets.
Languages
Khmer
Services
Journalism
Skills
Politics

Yann Bigant

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Yann Bigant is an independent photographer, photojournalist and drone operator focusing on conservation and environmental issues in Southeast Asia.

He is committed to stories highlighting the impacts of human activities on wildlife along with more hopeful tales showcasing the dedicated work of Read moreconservationists attempting to stem the tide of extinction. His recent work on the large-scale trade of animals for Buddhist's 'life release' practice was featured on the cover of South China Morning Post magazine.

He studied engineering in France and architecture in China, where he lived and worked before moving to Cambodia. He has been involved in environmental work for more than 10 years, co-organizing a scientific expedition to Greenland, developing conservation projects in Indonesia and communicating on environmental issues for the NGO Naturevolution.

His personal fine art practice explores in sensitive photographs the relationships we develop with remote and overlooked landscapes, and has been exhibited in festivals and galleries.

Yann is fluent in English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

For a detailed bio and more of his work, visit www.yannbigant.com
Languages
English French Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Investigative Journalism Photography
+3
Skills
Research Climate Change Science & Environment
+2

Marta Kasztelan

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Marta is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker covering Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. She has been based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, since 2012 but her work often takes her to neighbouring countries and to Poland, where she was born and lived until 2001.

Her work has been published Read morein The Guardian, where she is a contributor, Al Jazeera, Newsweek, Vice, Southeast Asia Globe, Voice of America and South China Morning Post, among many others.

Marta’s investigations took her into the heart of one of Poland’s most notorious far right groups; saw her hang out with employees of a multinational company linked to a banned sect promoting polygamy in Malaysia, where she also exposed the practice of female genital mutilation; led her to highlight the plight of Nigerian football players trafficked to Cambodia.

When not working as a journalist, she produces and shoots videos for private clients and non-profit organizations. Some of her clients include: the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia (UN OHCHR), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), SNV Development Organization, People in Need, RightBrain Foundation and Momentum.Travel.

A human rights lawyer by education, Marta worked as a legal advisor and researcher for non-governmental organizations in the UK, India and Cambodia, before turning to journalism. She specialises in women’s rights and corporate-related human rights abuses.

She is a member of Ruom, a Cambodia-based collective of journalists passionate about social reportage and is the co-founder of Turren, a video production company making pretty awesome videos.

Marta is bilingual, fluent in English and Polish, with very strong French and German. She is available for freelance assignments worldwide.
Languages
German English French
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Finance Natural Disasters Paranormal
+13

Kiana Duncan

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Kiana Duncan is a journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with bylines in Tidningen Global, Southeast Asia Globe, and BBC. She currently reports for Democratic Voice of Burma, specializing in Myanmar current affairs. In the Mekong region, she reports on business, foreign policy and culture.
Languages
English Burmese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+5
Skills
Fact Checking Cultural Current Affairs
+4
Book

Charles Mcdermid

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Veteran American journalist in Cambodia. Expert on China and Southeast Asia with deep experience in the region. Areas of expertise: conflict and disaster reporting, South China Sea disputes, religious issues, crime, elections, environment and ASEAN/regional diplomacy.

Staff Editor for The New Read moreYork Times from 2014 to 2018. Held leadership positions at major news agencies, including Al Jazeera English, and reported in Asia and the Middle East for with TIME, Newsweek, LA Times and other outlets. Available for sharp, insightful commentary on short notice.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+3
Skills
War Reporter Business Current Affairs
+7

Eng Panhavuthy

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
I am working in the Film Industry, If you need a film Line Producer, film Assistant Director, Director of Photography, or Drone Operator, Feel free to contact me with no worries.
Languages
English Khmer
Services
Documentaries Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast) Photography
+3
Skills
Film & Theatre Arts & Books

Chandara Samban

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Chandara Samban is a freelance journalist based in Cambodia who has some experience covering politics, diplomacy, human rights and security in Cambodia which mostly published in the Phnom Penh Post.
Languages
Khmer
Services
Content Writing
Skills
Politics

Sodavy Un

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sodavy is a journalist based in Cambodia. 
Sodavy graduated with her Masters’s degree from Rutgers University in Global Affairs. From her work as a writer and researcher on genocide in Cambodia, she sees this work as necessary to her society and people. So, she decided to pursue a career as a Read morejournalist after graduating in May 2023.
Sodavy has been instrumental in writing the stories of hundreds of survivors of the Khmer Rouge, published in both Khmer and English for local and international news. She has been a writer with the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) for about ten years. This has encouraged her to continue her work as a writer to bring the story of what is happening in Cambodia to the whole world, whether the past or the present, for her Cambodian people. She believes that doing so is the key to contributing to peace and development in Cambodia.
Languages
English Khmer
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Research
+4
Skills
Cultural Social Breaking News
+1

Andy Ball

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Andy is a photographer and videographer from the UK based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Although he has a background in marine biology, he decided to turn his interest towards photography and film.

Since moving from the UK, he has been based in Asia; first in the Maldives and now in Cambodia. He Read morehas an interest in stories that revolve around the relationship between humans and the environment.

He has collaborated with a number of iNGOs, including Global Witness, Oxfam, Flora and Fauna International, Blue Marine Foundation, and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. He’s also worked on documentaries for the BBC, Business Insider, and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

His photos have been published in The New York Times, South China Morning Post, dpa, Mongabay and New Naratif, amongst others, and his videos featured in BBC Earth and Mongabay. His work ‘Lost lands’ documenting the community impacts of sand mining in Cambodia is also exhibited online as part of the Royal Geographical Society’s collections. He is a collaborator at Cinematic Science.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Documentaries
+5
Skills
Current Affairs Breaking News Climate Change
+3

Thomas Cristofoletti

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hailing from the Italian Alps, Thomas Cristofoletti has been working in Southeast Asia as a humanitarian photographer and videographer since 2012.

Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, he’s also the co-founder of RUOM, a collective of journalists specializing in social reportage throughout Asia.

Read moreEspecially passionate about climate change, Thomas’ long- term project focuses on the effects of development on the Mekong region and on underreported religious practices around the world.

Thomas’ photographs have been featured in international magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Le Monde, Vice, The Financial Times, Forbes and The Global Post.

His work has been featured in campaigns for international NGOs such as USAID, WWF, UNDP, CARE and UNICEF.

He’s a drone operator and he’s fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

www.thomascristofoletti.com
Languages
English Spanish Italian
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Photography
+1
Skills
Fact Checking Current Affairs Science & Environment

Luke Hunt

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Luke Hunt began his career in journalism in the early 1980s after traveling through what was then some of the world’s trouble-spots, including Northern Ireland and the south of Morocco. Hunt initially worked for Australian Associated Press and then Agence France-Presse where he served as bureau Read morechief in Afghanistan and Cambodia and later as Deputy Economics Editor for Asia. Additionally, he has covered conflicts in Iraq, Sri Lanka, Kashmir and currently focuses on  Southeast Asia and regional trouble spots like Burma and the Southern Philippines. In 1999, he was commended by the UN special envoy Lahkdar Brahimi for the ‘best and most insightful” coverage of the Afghan civil war. Four years later he was the first journalist to cross the Diyala River into Baghdad with the US Marines. Hunt has featured in several documentaries including the the ‘Journos’ series produced for SBS Australia and covered the Khmer Rouge tribunals for The Times of London. He writes for The Economist, The Diplomat, The Edge Review and occasionally The New York Times and The Age in Melbourne. Hunt is an Academic Program Professor with Pannasastra University in Cambodia and has won awards with the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) and the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA).
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Kevin Ponniah

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
I am a journalist from Melbourne, Australia. I've been working in Cambodia since March 2013 as a reporter and freelance correspondent with a focus on politics, society and foreign affairs. My work has been published in the Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, The Diplomat, Southeast Asia Globe,Read more Focus ASEAN, Phnom Penh Post, Bangkok Post, South China Morning Post, Huffington Post and others. I have done phoners and live Skype interviews for the BBC World Service and Channel News Asia, and have produced radio stories for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Previous to Cambodia I was briefly based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+7
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Chris Taylor

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Chris Taylor is a journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with a long-standing interest in China-Taiwan relations and in Thailand and Southeast Asian affairs in general.
Languages
Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+6
Skills
Fact Checking

Gemma Sandell

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Gemma Sandell is freelance photographer based in South East Asia.
Born and raised in England, she left to explore other cultures and seek adventure as a young adult. This is reflected in her work, which is specialised in travel and documentary photography and takes a unique look at the everyday Read morelife of people around the globe.
She has studied with the New York Insitute of Photography and the University for Creative Arts (UK).
Gemma is available for commisions and collaberations worldwide. Please send inquires to **************.

www.gemmasandell.com
instagram.com/gemmasandellphoto
Languages
English
Services
Photography
Skills
Business Arts & Books Health & Fitness
+12

George Jefferies

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
George Jefferies is a video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Film & Theatre Breaking News Arts & Books
+14

Huymeng Heng

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hi! My name is Meng and I'm super new to this so i won't lie, I not the most experienced but I am a fast learner. I'm willing to put in the time and effort to do a good job. I'm looking to be an English speaking news anchor. I can also do interviews or be in a video of some sort. Thanks!
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+2
Skills
Entertainment & Celebrity Travel Social
+12

Jose Rodriguez Senase

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Jose Rodriguez Senase is a Filipino journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Before coming to Cambodia he worked for  several publications in the Philippines and Republic of Palau. He has more than 10 years of experience as a journalist and has written extensively on social issues, environment, Read morebusiness, law, agriculture, culture, travel, sports, and politics. He is a former reporter for the Leyte Samar Daily Express in the Philippines and Palau Horizon, Tia Belau, and Island Times in Palau. He has attended training courses sponsored by the Palau Government and various United Nations agencies in the United States, Fiji, Palau, and Tonga.
Languages
English Khmer Tagalog
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+6
Skills
Arts & Books Health & Fitness Investigative Reporting
+15

Rupert Winchester

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
I've worked for the BBC, BBC World Service, the Daily Telegraph, the New Yorker, Al Jazeera and countless other publications.
Languages
English
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Kris Janssens

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hi, nice to meet you. My name is Kris.
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​For almost 20 years I have been working for the National Broadcast Company VRT in my home country Belgium.

Since last year September I live in Phnom Penh (Cambodia). My goal is to tell extraordinary stories about ordinary people throughout Southeast Read moreAsia.

Human interest is in my heart, human rights are on my mind,
I have a gut feeling for human stories.

Happy to work with you!
Kris Janssens, journalist and reporter
Languages
English French Dutch
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Fact Checking Music Investigative Reporting
+4

Alastair Mccready

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Alastair McCready is editor for regional magazine Southeast Asia Globe, based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is able to provide editing, photography and reporting, as well as contacts in country and across the region.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Politics

Jade Sacker

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Jade Sacker is a writer and photographer whose passion for storytelling has taken her from remote animist villages in Laos to hunting with the Masai in Tanzania. After spending years participating in community development and education projects aboard, she learned how important exposure is for Read moretruly conceiving the struggles and adversity people in marginalized areas of the world face in their daily lives. She believes that writing and photography are two incredibly powerful mediums to provoke thought and effect enduring positive change. By capturing the beauty of the natural world and offering a glimpse into other cultures, she hopes to use writing and photography as mediums to cultivate a sense of love and respect for the Earth, as well as advocate for a safer and more tolerant world.
Languages
English
Services
Photography
Skills
Cultural
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