Mr Chhay Sophal, PhD Candidate, has had experiences in journalism since 1994, being a freelance interpreter for foreign journalists from 1990. After obtaining bachelor degree of English literature in Phnom Penh, he persued “Master of Arts in Journalism” at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He worked as a correspondent of Reuters News Agency for nearly 10 years, Freelence AP TV Crew, correspondent of radio FM68 for Asia Calling programme in English, and Editor-in-Chief of Cambodia News newspaper.
Sophal also used to be a Communication Consultant of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, as well as UNSECO Project Officer. He is now a Media and Mass Communication Professor at Royal University of Phnom Penh and Panhasatra University Cambodia. He is a Board member of Club of Cambodian Journalists and advisor of Cambodia News Online: www.thisiscn.com and New Youth Online: www.youthcambodia.com . He has written 10 books so far.