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Steve W.

Beijing, China

$800 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Sound Mixer

  • Translator

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

About Steve

Steve Wang Tel: (+86) 138-1132-8911 x Whatsapp/Wechat: +8613811328911 Instagram: stevewang911 PROFILE: I have nearly 13 years working experience as a cameraman and video journalist at international media organizations covering stories in China and Asia-Pacific region. I have been working at ABC Australia Broadcasting Corporation since 2016 after eight years working at Reuters. Over the past years, I've covered a wide range of breaking news, documentaries, investigative documentaries, feature stories, high-profile one-on-one interviews. I've gained proven track record success in camera work, doing lives, proficient editing skill, producing, on-the-ground coordinating as well as photography for online/digital team. Being a strong team player, I've been working with various correspondents from all over the world and teaming up with crews from other regions. I have a very wide network in China, which helps me to obtain exclusive information from my sources for news reporting. With my experience and understanding of China, I'm very good with news judgement and always come up with good editorial ideas to help correspondents to better report in China. WORK EXPERIENCE: September, 2008 - 2016 Reuters TV Beijing Bureau, cameraman August, 2016 - Present - Australia Broadcasting Corporation, camera operator/editor/producer MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: • Covered breaking news such as earthquakes, Tianjin explosion, Shenzhen landslide, Hong Kong Violent Confrontations, flood, protest, coal mine accident, fire and etc. in China and across Asia; • Independently filmed documentary The Last Eagle Hunters in Mongolia, China’s War On Waste, co-filmed Women Escape Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong Rebellion, Tremble and Obey Tian An Men, Tai Wan Death Metal Diplomacy, When Worlds Collide; • Covered news such as Trump-Kim Summit, APEC, G20, North Korea, Military Parade, China’s annual NPC/CPPCC sessions, One Belt One Road Summit, China-EU Summit, China –US Talks, Bilateral Talks, court cases for Bo Xilai, Wang Lijun, Bo Gu Kailai (Bo Xilai’s wife), activists like Liu Xiaobo, Wang Quanzhang, Chen Guangcheng and etc; • Covered the regular briefings of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry, Public Security Ministry, State’s Council and etc; • Covered economic news events such as Trade War, World Economic Forum, U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, Mongolia Investor’s Forum, Boao Forum, Auto show, and etc.; • Covered sports events such as the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games in 2018, IAAF World Championships, Asian Games, FIA Formula Championship, Davis Cup, friendly matches of soccer and basketball and etc. • Covered entertainment news and feature stories such as Fashion Show, Beijing International Film Festival, Harbin’s Ice Festival and etc. • Covered high level one-on-one interview with top leaders, officials and business leaders, such as Philippine President Benigno Aquino, the former United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, former US Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, former Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, New Zealand Minister of Trade Tim Groser, Mayor of Chongqing Huang Qifan, Ford Global CEO Alan Mulally, Starbucks global CEO Jim Donald, and etc.; • Churned out a fair amount of lives into live programming via LIVEU in the filed on a regular basis under very tough conditions and made efforts to provide the real-time reports to our clients when the breaking news occur; • Nicely filmed the features that have been widely used by various renowned broadcasters across the world. I’ve put together some stories I’ve covered over the past years, please see the links below. Showreel A selection of footage produced during seven years working as a cameraman for Reuters in China and the region https://vimeo.com/152055815 News Since situation in HK has worsened, I made dozens of travels to Hong Kong and covered massive unrests, sometime violent confrontations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jtMvSEFjjg&t=19s This story is about North Korea made by South Korea, Japan and China. We had a lot of undercover films in Dan Dong city that is a border between China and North Korea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0VWFrRIoVA This story is about Chinese technology company Huawei made by UK, America, Australia and China. https://vimeo.com/439872477 Feature China’s home delivery service provides vital service to millions amid coronavirus lockdown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3VOA1vh59E&t=49s We went to Zhoushan, a seaside city in eastern China’s Zhejiang province to report an overfishing story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u04Yv-cyO48 I went to Guangxi province in southern China and have done a story of China’s poverty. https://vimeo.com/386405553 We went to Zhangqiu, near the eastern city of Jinan to report a story of cockroach farm houses a billion roaches. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4ZtsTXELBM Documentary The Last Eagle Hunters It is the first documentary I’ve ever done independently along with Correspondent in Mongolia in 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fQFi3lzrGM Can China Dump Its Waste Addiction We filmed it in 2018. After the story was broadcast it Australia, it received widespread attention from the Australian people. The story helped raising a lot of money from Australia for the little boy in the film to pay him tuition fee. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XHlX6j9V04&t=5s Death Metal Diplomacy I travelled to Hong Kong and Taiwan with correspondent and finished this story with other cameraman for the upcoming Taiwan election. https://www.abc.net.au/foreign/death-metal-diplomacy/11409672 City of Fear It’s the latest broadcast documentary I participated in 2019 during Hong Kong movements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpFMs61_pwk&pbjreload=101 Investigative Stories Tremble and Obey Tian An Men We made many travels over several months under strict scrutiny from the government and took a lot of risks to interview with many Tiananmen Mothers for the Tiananmen 30 years anniversary story. https://www.abc.net.au/4corners/tremble-and-obey/11174758 Escape From Saudi I travelled to Hong Kong and Philippines to contribute footage for the Escape From Saudi that was nominated by 2019 Walkley Award Nominees. https://www.abc.net.au/4corners/escape-from-saudi/10778838 Rebellion I covered massive unrests, sometime violent confrontations in Hong Kong. It won the 2020 Lowy Institute Media Award. https://www.abc.net.au/4corners/rebellion/11472262 CAMERA SKIILS Proficient in using various cameras, such as P2 5000, Sony FS7, Sony A7S, multiple DJI drones, Go-pro, steady cam Rohin S, slider, along with LIVEU and multiple lights. EDITING SKIIL AND OTHERS: Proficient in using Final Cut, Edius, as well as color correction and color grading. TRAINING: Reuters Foundation course for TV shooting Reuters Hostile Environment training courses in Thailand and Beijing ABC Hostile Environment training courses in Australia in 2018 QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION: September 2003 – July 2007 Bachelor Degree, major in Electrical Engineering and Automation at Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture LANGUAGE SKILLS: Mandarin (native) English (fluent)

Top Projects

  • Can China Dump Its Waste Addiction

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Translator
    • Drone Operator
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    We filmed it in 2018. After the story was broadcast it Australia, it received widespread attention from the Australian people. The story helped raising a lot of money from Australia for the little boy in the film to pay him tuition fee.

  • Showreel

    • Video Editor - News
    • Fixer
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Translator
    • Drone Operator
    • Field Producer

    A selection of footage produced during seven years working as a cameraman for Reuters in China and the region

  • The north Korean border

    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Translator

    This story is about North Korea made by South Korea, Japan and China. We had a lot of undercover films in Dan Dong city that is a border between China and North Korea.

  • Huaiwei

    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Translator
    • Drone Operator

    This story is about Chinese technology company Huawei made by UK, America, Australia and China.

  • Crisis in the world's fisheries

    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Translator

    We went to Zhoushan, a seaside city in eastern China’s Zhejiang province to report an overfishing story.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Production Coordinator / Crewing
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Field Producer
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Steve's Clients

  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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