Jarrod Watt

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.
Jarrod Watt
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.

Latest from Jarrod Watt

Inside China: Is this the golden age of Chinese science fiction?

The new generation of Chinese science fiction authors talk of their inspirations, their insights, and what makes science fiction in China special.

8 Apr 2019 - 4:11PM

The new generation of Chinese science fiction authors talk of their inspirations, their insights, and what makes science fiction in China special.

Inside China: Is this the golden age of Chinese science fiction?
Inside China: Migrant workers and the Alliance of Beijing Drifters

Millions of rural people have come to Beijing in search of better jobs and the middle class dream but find themselves homeless and hunted by authorities determined to clear out the ‘low end population’. Meet the man secretly housing them and giving them support.

12 Apr 2019 - 4:20PM

Millions of rural people have come to Beijing in search of better jobs and the middle class dream but find themselves homeless and hunted by authorities determined to clear out the ‘low end population’. Meet the man secretly housing them and giving them support.

Inside China: Migrant workers and the Alliance of Beijing Drifters
Behind the Story: How SCMP reported the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Pig

James Legge speaks to SCMP journalists, video producers and editors about what stories always come around for Lunar New Year and what stories they’ve found for the coming Year of the Pig

12 Feb 2019 - 8:19AM

James Legge speaks to SCMP journalists, video producers and editors about what stories always come around for Lunar New Year and what stories they’ve found for the coming Year of the Pig

Behind the Story: How SCMP reported the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Pig
Inside China: Scientists with borders

Long before today’s US-China rivalry over technology, there was a time of US-China co-operation to educate a new generation of scientists and engineers: this is the story of two victims of the Cultural Revolution who became giants of Chinese science, thanks to a US education.

12 Apr 2019 - 4:21PM

Long before today’s US-China rivalry over technology, there was a time of US-China co-operation to educate a new generation of scientists and engineers: this is the story of two victims of the Cultural Revolution who became giants of Chinese science, thanks to a US education.

Inside China: Scientists with borders
Behind the Story: The life and legacy of Louis Cha ‘Jin Yong’

Zhou Xin talks about the cultural impact of Louis Cha's wuxia novels in mainland China as well as his pivotal role as founder and editor of Ming Pao.

19 Dec 2018 - 8:04PM

Zhou Xin talks about the cultural impact of Louis Cha's wuxia novels in mainland China as well as his pivotal role as founder and editor of Ming Pao.

Behind the Story: The life and legacy of Louis Cha ‘Jin Yong’
Inside China: Strange tales from a Chinese studio

A Halloween special, bringing to life a spooky Chinese literary classic.

12 Apr 2019 - 4:27PM

A Halloween special, bringing to life a spooky Chinese literary classic.

Inside China: Strange tales from a Chinese studio
Inside China: 40 years of economic reform and 'opening up'

Upon the 40th anniversary of China’s economic transformation, hear from workers, cultural figures and industrialists who participated in the ‘opening’ of China.

12 Apr 2019 - 4:24PM

Upon the 40th anniversary of China’s economic transformation, hear from workers, cultural figures and industrialists who participated in the ‘opening’ of China.

Inside China: 40 years of economic reform and 'opening up'
Inside China: In search of the Yeren, the Chinese Bigfoot

Take a journey deep into the mysterious Shennongjia forest and join eyewitnesses and scientists on the hunt for the Yeren.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:58PM

Take a journey deep into the mysterious Shennongjia forest and join eyewitnesses and scientists on the hunt for the Yeren.

Inside China: In search of the Yeren, the Chinese Bigfoot
Inside China: The disease killing the men who built Shenzhen, and their struggle for justice

Hundreds of workers who helped transform a fishing village into China's tech capital are petitioning for justice as they face a slow and painful death.

13 Mar 2019 - 1:36PM

Hundreds of workers who helped transform a fishing village into China's tech capital are petitioning for justice as they face a slow and painful death.

Inside China: The disease killing the men who built Shenzhen, and their struggle for justice
Inside China: Welcome to Guanniu, the art of Chinese bullfighting

Meet the man who wants to turn the centuries-old art of Chinese bull wrestling into a spectator sport.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:42PM

Meet the man who wants to turn the centuries-old art of Chinese bull wrestling into a spectator sport.

Inside China: Welcome to Guanniu, the art of Chinese bullfighting
Inside China: Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on

A decade on, we return to the scene of one of China's worst natural disasters.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:46PM

A decade on, we return to the scene of one of China's worst natural disasters.

Inside China: Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on
Inside China: Farming snakes for medicine, meals and money

The commerce, culture, cuisine and cure-alls that fuel China's snake economy.

19 Dec 2018 - 7:44PM

The commerce, culture, cuisine and cure-alls that fuel China's snake economy.

Inside China: Farming snakes for medicine, meals and money
Inside China: The story of dumplings

From Beijing to Shanghai, Hong Kong and down the ancient Silk Road, find out how a traditional Chinese medicine cure evolved into a meal enjoyed around the world.

12 Apr 2019 - 4:19PM

From Beijing to Shanghai, Hong Kong and down the ancient Silk Road, find out how a traditional Chinese medicine cure evolved into a meal enjoyed around the world.

Inside China: The story of dumplings
Inside China podcast: the story of dumplings

The story of dumplings is the story of the globalisation of Chinese cuisine.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

The story of dumplings is the story of the globalisation of Chinese cuisine.

Inside China podcast: the story of dumplings
Take a 360-degree virtual interactive tour around Art Basel Hong Kong

Asia’s largest contemporary art fair opens today and for those of you who are unable to visit, the Post’s digital interactive team have created a virtual tour with photos, interviews with artists and collectors, and other content

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Asia’s largest contemporary art fair opens today and for those of you who are unable to visit, the Post’s digital interactive team have created a virtual tour with photos, interviews with artists and collectors, and other content

Take a 360-degree virtual interactive tour around Art Basel Hong Kong
Asia's largest mural unveiled on side of Hong Kong hotel
How the woman who was history’s greatest pirate became a children’s story

Cartoonist Harry Harrison and author Sarah Brennan release their latest tribute to the Chinese zodiac with a Hong Kong story of pirates and a brave dog called Desmond  

28 Feb 2018 - 8:43PM

Cartoonist Harry Harrison and author Sarah Brennan release their latest tribute to the Chinese zodiac with a Hong Kong story of pirates and a brave dog called Desmond  

How the woman who was history’s greatest pirate became a children’s story
Clockenflap 2017 Sunday night with Dandy Warhols, Temples, Supper Moment and Seth Troxler
The Clockenflap alphabet: 10 years of bands in 70 seconds
Clockenflap turns 10: Hong Kong’s biggest festival founders talk about their journey
The angry sound from Hong Kong’s underground: the post-punk power of David Boring

We talk to David Boring’s singer and guitarist about political disappointment, using anger as an energy, and the difference between playing to a small room and a festival crowd such as their upcoming Clockenflap gig

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

We talk to David Boring’s singer and guitarist about political disappointment, using anger as an energy, and the difference between playing to a small room and a festival crowd such as their upcoming Clockenflap gig

The angry sound from Hong Kong’s underground: the post-punk power of David Boring
Post-Occupy, post-punk and very angry:  David Boring coming to Clockenflap
Top five magic moments in Clockenflap history
Jokes set to fly at Hong Kong comedy festival with HK$40,000 prize and chance at US tour
Viral photo nirvana: how a picture of monks in Hong Kong went global

The story behind a photo of monks in Hong Kong toting Nirvana bags that’s created a viral internet sensation

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The story behind a photo of monks in Hong Kong toting Nirvana bags that’s created a viral internet sensation

Viral photo nirvana: how a picture of monks in Hong Kong went global
Award-winning author and translator Ken Liu on Invisible Planets: the first English language anthology of Chinese science fiction

Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Liu talks about the future of Chinese science fiction and the importance of Invisible Planets, the first English-language compilation of Chinese sci-fi

13 Nov 2017 - 12:07PM

Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Liu talks about the future of Chinese science fiction and the importance of Invisible Planets, the first English-language compilation of Chinese sci-fi

Award-winning author and translator Ken Liu on Invisible Planets: the first English language anthology of Chinese science fiction
Hugo Award-winning author Hao Jingfang on Folding Beijing, science fiction, interactive literature and the next generation
Art becomes virtual reality: Chinese artist Lin Yilin teams up with Nonny de la Peña, the ‘godmother of VR’
The Hong Kong show at the 'two sessions'
How to read China’s annual report