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Living in Los Angeles, Ringo H.W. Chiu is a chief photographer for the Los Angeles Times Business Journal and works as a freelance photographer for the Los Angeles Times, Getty Images and Xinhua News Agency.
Born in China and raised in Hong Kong, Chiu graduated from Chu Hai College with a degree inJournalism and Mass Communication. He earned his second B.A at California State University, Northridge with an emphasis in Photojournalism.
In 2001, he drove to New York City to capture the aftermath of the September 11th attacks. Chiu has covered the flooding in Eastern China; the Sino-British meetings in Beijing; Amnesty for Chinese Illegal Immigrants in Macau; and the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China by the British.
His work has been published all over the world including the Hong Kong Express and the Hong Kong Sing Tao Daily and Evening Post. Chiu has received numerous honors such as winning Canada’s Photojournalism Photography Award in the Applied Arts Magazine Annual Contest 2007; Press Photographer Association of Greater Los Angeles’s Picture of the Year in 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2010; and the Best Hong Kong News Photography in 1992, 1993 and 1994.