Jarrod Watt

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Jarrod Watt

Specialist Digital Production Editor

Jarrod Watt joined the Post in 2015 after more than a decade working as a multi-platform reporter and editor with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, creating video, radio and text stories. He currently produces podcasts and video, as well as developing new digital storytelling methods, including augmented reality and 360 interactive photography.

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Latest from Jarrod Watt

Trump targets TikTok and WeChat, China's exports jump, Cold War beckons
Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy, nationalism and China
China grows, US slumps; Xi Jinping prepares for decoupling; in depth with WTO contender Amina Mohamed
Explaining China's flood crisis as the Yangtze River continues to rise
Why Chengdu and Houston matter; Trump's impact on Hong Kong's economy revealed
On the brink: China and India's border standoff
Covid-19 new wave: mask policies change, secondary lockdowns and Facebook support groups
How the Hong Kong Autonomy Act will work; analysing Joe Biden's China policy; two years of trade war
How Covid-19 changed the Australia-China relationship
Surviving Covid-19: stories of recovery and resilience
How China reads Bolton's book; analysing chaotic US talk of dead deals and decoupling
Beijing Covid-19 outbreak: Xinfadi market closure impact, how it's affecting residents
In-depth with Jesus Seade, World Trade Organisation director general nominee
Tracking China's phase one trade deal purchases, six months after signing
Covid-19 vaccine tests, the ethics of human trials, vaccine nationalism & Big Pharma
Two Sessions analysis: Hong Kong security law, the 5 year plan and a jobs crisis
Hong Kong security law and US-China trade; China's new tariffs for Australia
China’s Two Sessions explained: what to expect, why it’s so important for Beijing
Coronavirus pandemic: vaccines, patient zero, airlines & Hong Kong's economic pain
China's coronavirus crisis: 5 demands for freedom; hacking social media censors; Hong Kong's trust issues
Forecasting coronavirus spread; Dr Li Wenliang & China's crisis; Hong Kong's 'infodemic' of panic
Coronavirus goes global: voices from Wuhan, Hong Kong, Vancouver
Reporting on the Wuhan coronavirus
Phase one trade deal: what's next, do the numbers add up, and what are they saying in Beijing?
Blade Runner in 2019 – what did it get right about Hong Kong life today and how great was its influence on science fiction?

Its grimy, rain-lashed, neon-lit street scenes inspired by Hong Kong, dystopian thriller Blade Runner, made in 1982, can no longer be read as futuristic. The film is set in November 2019 – our past now.

2 Dec 2019 - 8:53PM

Its grimy, rain-lashed, neon-lit street scenes inspired by Hong Kong, dystopian thriller Blade Runner, made in 1982, can no longer be read as futuristic. The film is set in November 2019 – our past now.

Blade Runner in 2019 – what did it get right about Hong Kong life today and how great was its influence on science fiction?
Behind the story: Roman Tam – singer of Hong Kong anthems and godfather of Canto-pop

 The "Godfather of Canto-pop" left an indelible mark on Hong Kong culture with a prolific career that began in the 1970s, and his anthems are still being sung to unite protesters today.

18 Oct 2019 - 2:42PM

 The "Godfather of Canto-pop" left an indelible mark on Hong Kong culture with a prolific career that began in the 1970s, and his anthems are still being sung to unite protesters today.

Behind the story: Roman Tam – singer of Hong Kong anthems and godfather of Canto-pop
US-China trade war update: California is ‘Ground Zero’ for US-China relations, and how Vietnam is hurting a Chinese-free trade zone

Author Matt Sheehan talks about how the trade war is part of a much deeper change in US-China relations, while field reporter He Huifeng reveals the Chinese industrial park on the Vietnamese border is suffering from the exodus of companies from China. (Image courtesy Harry Harrison)

10 Oct 2019 - 8:43AM

Author Matt Sheehan talks about how the trade war is part of a much deeper change in US-China relations, while field reporter He Huifeng reveals the Chinese industrial park on the Vietnamese border is suffering from the exodus of companies from China. (Image courtesy Harry Harrison)

US-China trade war update: California is ‘Ground Zero’ for US-China relations, and how Vietnam is hurting a Chinese-free trade zone
China’s recycling revolution 04: confronting the global plastic crisis

A new modern phenomenon is causing a massive increase in single-use plastic packaging, overwhelming any positive effect of bans on plastic straws - but new technology might be able to join the dots between food disposal and food production

21 Oct 2019 - 11:50AM

A new modern phenomenon is causing a massive increase in single-use plastic packaging, overwhelming any positive effect of bans on plastic straws - but new technology might be able to join the dots between food disposal and food production

China’s recycling revolution 04: confronting the global plastic crisis
China’s recycling revolution: Hong Kong and Taiwan - one trash can, two systems

One city used an old English folk song to create a culture of recycling and domestic waste separation, while the other finds itself on the wrong side of China’s National Sword policy

3 Oct 2019 - 3:14PM

One city used an old English folk song to create a culture of recycling and domestic waste separation, while the other finds itself on the wrong side of China’s National Sword policy

China’s recycling revolution: Hong Kong and Taiwan - one trash can, two systems
China's recycling revolution: Shanghai asks ‘What trash are you?’

Inside the new waste disposal system brought in for tens of millions of residents one of China’s biggest cities, and finding the truth in the hype over hi-tech trash cans, RFID chips and the social credit system

30 Sep 2019 - 4:12PM

Inside the new waste disposal system brought in for tens of millions of residents one of China’s biggest cities, and finding the truth in the hype over hi-tech trash cans, RFID chips and the social credit system

China's recycling revolution: Shanghai asks ‘What trash are you?’