FARLAND CHANG has worked as a TV journalist for more than 20 years. 

He has reported on top stories across Asia & North America, and covered world figures from Bill Clinton to Jackie Chan, and Frank Sinatra to Princess Diana.

Farland has met with and studied a host of famous newsmakers, including political leaders President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, China’s President Jiang Zemin, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger; business titans Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and Michael Bloomberg; media celebrities Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Steven Spielberg & George Clooney; and sports stars Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Alex Rodriguez and Michael Chang.

For CNN International based in Hong Kong, Farland launched CNN’s Asia Business Morning as the program’s Anchor and Correspondent. He conducted live interviews with market strategists, industry analysts, entrepreneurs, and movers and shakers. Farland also produced and reported the popular weekly segments Asia Rising and Entrepreneurs Only, which focused on the best success stories in Asia.

For NBC News based in Los Angeles, Farland served as a Network Correspondent, filing stories from nearly all 50 states. And earlier, he reported for TV and radio news organizations in Seattle, Philadelphia, New York, Washington DC, Hawaii, Maryland and Guam.


In public service, Farland served as International Trade Coordinator & Press Secretary for the former Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, S.B. Woo.  And later, served 80-20PAC, one of the most influential Asian American civil rights groups advancing equal opportunity & justice.


Farland earned his Bachelor’s degree in Government from Cornell University; Master’s from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism & Postgraduate Certificate in Radio, Film & TV from the University of Bristol in England. After serving as a Rotary Scholar and Goodwill Ambassador in the UK, Farland was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow.

Since 1999, Farland has been invited to teach journalism & media studies from east to west. He lectures at top educational institutions, which include  UCLA, Cornell, USC, Hong Kong University & Richard Ivey’s School of Business.  Since 2014, Farland has been a Professor of Journalism & Communications at Shantou University in China. Farland is also often engaged as a speaker.


Emmy Award Winning Journalist; Producer; Professor; Media Strategist;Entrepreneur& Civil Rights Activist

Executive Producer

Anchor & Correspondent
CNN International

NBC News 

KOMO TV Seattle

WTXF TV Philadelphia

Public Servant &
& Civil Rights Activist

Professor of Journalism

As Executive Producer of WorldBizWatch, Farland now develops programs that bridge east and west. 

These productions include collaborating with National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita on the award-winning documentaries  “Marco Polo: The World’s Greatest Overland Journey” and “Zheng He: China’s Greatest Admiral,” and their new TV series, “Art of the Photographer.” 

Another collaboration is with his former CNN colleague, Lorraine Hahn, on the upcoming business magazine TV series, “Gateway to Asia.” 

Other productions include a TV documentary, “The Olympic Dream,” and an accompanying series of profiles about “Olympians in Pursuit of Perfection,” as well as adapting the Deansee Production of “The Wedding Race,” one of China’s first reality TV series.

Farland directs a team that produces branded content, reality programs, TV commercials, corporate videos & communications training programs for a host of clients. They include Starbucks, IBM, Microsoft, MSN, Sony, Coca Cola, Flextronics, eBay, Accenture, eBay, Kodak, CLP Power, TVB, 
Towers Perrin, Nike, Genting, EDS, Petronas, Jollibee, Global Sources, Veritas, Hyatt, Standard Chartered Bank, CSFB, Deutsche Bank, CSFB, TD Waterhouse, PWC, Amway, Cornell University, Cathay Pacific & Singapore Air, Hong Kong & Singapore Tourism & Government agencies. Many of these clients also engage WorldBizWatch for Communication Coaching, to train Top Executives in the Art of Storytelling, Presentations, and Winning Hearts & Minds.

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