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Director of News Talent, Recruitment, Associated Press
Corinne Chin is the Director of News Talent for recruitment at the Associated Press, working to build, train and mentor a competitive, diverse and inclusive newsroom staff across the globe. She is also a national Emmy Award-winning video journalist. Before joining the AP, Corinne was a Senior Video Journalist at The Seattle Times, where she founded and led its Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, growing the team from six journalists to more than three dozen. She previously worked as a Senior Video Producer for CNN. Corinne’s video journalism has been recognized by the national News and Documentary Emmys, National Edward R. Murrow Awards, the Online News Association, National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International and more. Corinne is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University (MSJ and BSJ), the Maynard 200 leadership program, the ASNE/NLA Emerging Leaders Institute and Poynter’s leadership academies for women and for diversity. She also offers identity-based training on journalist safety and security. Corinne is a co-director of the Asian American Journalists Association’s affinity group Women and Non-Binary Voices, and she is a past president of AAJA Seattle.