Media & Appearances

I am available as a speaker or interview guest on any topic related to my recent reporting. Specific areas that I can focus on include:

  • Climate change, sustainability, environment and supply chains issues across the Asia-Pacific region.
  • The human rights crisis in China, and how it is linked to global corporations.
  • Deforestation, coal, and clean energy issues in Indonesia.
  • The role of Japan in expanding fossil fuels, hydrogen, and CCS in Southeast Asia.
  • Geopolitics and how countries in East and Southeast Asia are responding to the rise of China.

See below to see my previous interviews and appearances, and planned travel schedule. You can contact me to schedule an interview by emailing contact(at)

Live Interviews

Featured guest on Soul Searching podcast on The Rise of China, Digital protectionism and its Dangers, Monopoly in Tech (Jan 2022)

Guest on weekly episode of SeaChange Radio, which is broadcast on over 50 US radio stations, on Indonesia’s coal crisis (March 2021)

Guest on weekly live episode of Shingetsu News Speakeasy on Chinese and Japanese rail infrastructure projects in Indonesia (July 2020)

Twit Tech News Weekly – Interviewed by Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt for live episode entitled Google is a Small Country, about going Google-free for one year, why I did it, and the biggest challenges I faced (Oct 2019)

Interviewed in Slate’s If Then | Tech Podcast episode “Breaking away from Google” by Aaron Mak on my attempt to close my Google account, and the alternatives I found (Sept 2019).

Featured guest in IRL Podcast episode: “The Surveillance Economy,” interviewed by Manoush Zomorodi from Mozilla, where I talk about what it was like to quit both Facebook and Google (Feb 2019).


Featured speaker at Nerd Nite Tokyo, presenting on Censorship and Surveillance in Tibet (Oct 2023)

Moderated a panel at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference on How to Integrate Environmental Justice into your Reporting (May 2023)

Led a workshop at the Asian Americans Journalist Association N3 Conference in Singapore on Building a Community of Freelance Journalists in Asia (April 2023)

Spoke about Splice Beta in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on freelancing and journalism in Asia (Nov 2022)

Panelist on a webinar hosted by Mongabay on How to cover Reforestation (Mar 2022)

Other Media Mentions