Chloe Cho, Presenter and Executive Producer, Current Affairs, Channel NewsAsia
Chloe Cho is Presenter and Executive Producer in Channel NewsAsia’s Current Affairs department. She presents, develops programmes, and oversees editorial content for the channel’s business shows, including the new weekly Investor Insights, and serves as the co-host for the business reality show, StartUp. Chloe rejoined the channel in July 2014 after being away for nearly six years. Previously, she presented prime time evening programmes as well as breaking news coverage alongside hosting and co-producing current affairs shows. Earlier, she was with CNBC Asia where she anchored regional and global shows out of Singapore alongside London and Sydney on assignment, checking the pulse of global financial markets and examining their investor implications. A prolific international journalist, Chloe has presented and reported on key news developments from the global financial crisis and Thai political tensions to the North Korean nuclear showdown and G20 meetings. Her work assignments have taken her across the Asia-Pacific, Eastern & Western Europe and the Americas. Chloe often interviews top newsmakers around the world including IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Samsung Electronics Co-CEO Boo-Keun Yoon, and Roubini Global Economics Chairman Nouriel Roubini. Chloe is an experienced moderator, having chaired panels at the World Economic Forum and the World Knowledge Forum. In 2009, Chloe was selected among Newsweek Korea’s 50 Most Influential Koreans recognized for their work in international media, culture and arts. Chloe began her broadcast career as a teen in educational TV in South Korea and went on to become anchor, morning news editor and news team manager for Arirang TV while working as a CNN World Report contributor. During her time off, Chloe enjoys writing, having released her first book in Korea entitled, “Good Morning Singapore. This is Chloe,” in Korean. Raised both in the United States and South Korea, Chloe is a native speaker of English and Korean, and also speaks French.