Based in Hong Kong, DJ is currently Multimedia Director at China Daily Asia Pacific, host and producer of the adventure travel show Drone & Phone, video advisor to the Asia News Network and course leader for the University of Bolton MA in Visual Design. Previously DJ was a regular contributor to The Economist, BBC radio and National Geographic.
DJ has won numerous awards for his work throughout his career. In 2020 his film Battleground PolyU won seven international prizes including World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and was nominated for a Webby.
Both as a practitioner and researcher, DJ has a deep interest in visual journalism as a tool for change in the Majority World. In 2009 he completed a PhD at the University of Durham that focused on the subject and has gone on to write and speak extensively on the issue. He has taught at the Asia Center for Journalism, been a tutor for World Press Photo & British Council workshops, was a co-founder/tutor of Multimedia Train and is co-host of the Multimedia Week and Hong Kong History podcasts . In 2017 DJ was chair of the World Press Photo Short Form Digital Story Telling jury.