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Amy Chyan

Amy’s an award-winning filmmaker, podcast producer and journalist based in Toronto, Canada. She’s motivated by stories that are heartwarming, tender and authentic.

Her career trajectory has brought her all over the world: anchoring live radio, reporting from Taiwan’s presidential office, dispatching stories from Japan’s Toshijima island, being a fixer for documentary film crews, academics and magazines in Taiwan as well as breaking Canadian news stories. Amy’s developed, produced and edited podcasts for clients that include Harvard Business Review, Cisco, PRX in partnership with Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, The Globe and Mail and Archetype Fund with Katherine Wu, former Coinbase Ventures lead. 

Amy’s written for NBC News, CBC Life, VICE (News, Munchies, Sports), Refinery 29, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Yahoo, Flare, Al Jazeera English, Mashable and contributed to CBC Radio and The Economist. She was also a stringer for the Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones in Taipei. 

A graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Amy holds a B.A. degree in Radio & Television Arts and a minor in English from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). In undergrad, she produced many live-to-tape studio programs including a Japanese game show parody, complete with human Tetris and green screens.