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

US-China trade war update: Analysing Trump's anniversary gift, and how food security dictates China's negotiating strategy

Analysing Trump's tariff surprise and the importance of October 1 for China; how China's food security concerns are influencing its approach to trade war talks and a tale of two Chinese factories being hit hard by tariffs.

13 Sep 2019 - 4:39PM

Analysing Trump's tariff surprise and the importance of October 1 for China; how China's food security concerns are influencing its approach to trade war talks and a tale of two Chinese factories being hit hard by tariffs.

US-China trade war update: Analysing Trump's anniversary gift, and how food security dictates China's negotiating strategy
US-China trade war update: Analysing Xi’s ‘struggle’ speech, China’s trade negotiation team and a growing crisis of pork supply

Analysing Xi Jinping’s recent ‘struggle’ speech and the announcement of trade negotiations between the US and China to commence two days later; how the combination of African swine fever and tariffs on US imports are creating a sense of crisis for the world’s largest consumer of pork

9 Sep 2019 - 10:34AM

Analysing Xi Jinping’s recent ‘struggle’ speech and the announcement of trade negotiations between the US and China to commence two days later; how the combination of African swine fever and tariffs on US imports are creating a sense of crisis for the world’s largest consumer of pork

US-China trade war update: Analysing Xi’s ‘struggle’ speech, China’s trade negotiation team and a growing crisis of pork supply
US-China Trade War update: Tit for tat tariffs, tweets and a phantom telephone call between trade rivals

Analysing how Beijing will respond to Trump labelling Xi Jinping an ‘enemy’, and studying what announcements China will make in the next week

4 Sep 2019 - 11:53AM

Analysing how Beijing will respond to Trump labelling Xi Jinping an ‘enemy’, and studying what announcements China will make in the next week

US-China Trade War update: Tit for tat tariffs, tweets and a phantom telephone call between trade rivals
After one year of US-China trade war, what now and what next for tariffs, Asia and the 2020 presidential election

A special epilogue podcast episode reveals how world trade changed in a year of tariffs and trade war between the US and China, and asks: will things ever be the same again? Vietnam has been revealed as a key beneficiary of the trade war, but how are other nations changing, and what will be the impact on the 2020 US election?

12 Jul 2019 - 9:26AM

A special epilogue podcast episode reveals how world trade changed in a year of tariffs and trade war between the US and China, and asks: will things ever be the same again? Vietnam has been revealed as a key beneficiary of the trade war, but how are other nations changing, and what will be the impact on the 2020 US election?

After one year of US-China trade war, what now and what next for tariffs, Asia and the 2020 presidential election
Behind the Tariffs: What a salad spinner reveals about tariff exemptions and China’s supply chains

How a kitchen tool can teach you about tariff exemptions, innovation, patents and explain how China’s supply chains are unique in the world

28 Jun 2019 - 4:22PM

How a kitchen tool can teach you about tariff exemptions, innovation, patents and explain how China’s supply chains are unique in the world

Behind the Tariffs: What a salad spinner reveals about tariff exemptions and China’s supply chains
Behind the Tariffs: Handbags, game controllers and the battle over intellectual property

Why would an American entrepreneur choose to manufacture handbags in China? Why are shipments of gaming hardware from Hong Kong to New York being locked up?

26 Jun 2019 - 11:21AM

Why would an American entrepreneur choose to manufacture handbags in China? Why are shipments of gaming hardware from Hong Kong to New York being locked up?

Behind the Tariffs: Handbags, game controllers and the battle over intellectual property
Behind the Tariffs: Trucks, trade services and Hong Kong’s trade war conundrum

How Hong Kong’s logistics and service economy is being battered by the effects of the US-China trade war

26 Jun 2019 - 5:19PM

How Hong Kong’s logistics and service economy is being battered by the effects of the US-China trade war

Behind the Tariffs: Trucks, trade services and Hong Kong’s trade war conundrum
Behind the Tariffs: Solar cells and the exodus of Chinese companies from China

The march of manufacturing out of China continues, and it’s causing a labour shortage and an overheated real estate market in neighbouring Vietnam

26 Jun 2019 - 11:19AM

The march of manufacturing out of China continues, and it’s causing a labour shortage and an overheated real estate market in neighbouring Vietnam

Behind the Tariffs: Solar cells and the exodus of Chinese companies from China
Behind the Tariffs: How bicycles link China and the US

How tariffs are unravelling supply chains that stretch from Shanghai to North Carolina, forcing American and Chinese manufacturers to change, cancel or make new plans

22 Aug 2019 - 2:50PM

How tariffs are unravelling supply chains that stretch from Shanghai to North Carolina, forcing American and Chinese manufacturers to change, cancel or make new plans

Behind the Tariffs: How bicycles link China and the US
Behind the Tariffs: Washing machines and the roots of the trade war

Investigating the roots of the US-China trade war, and how washing machines – plus a policy aimed at returning manufacturing jobs to the US – impacts consumers and the people selling them new appliances

26 Jun 2019 - 11:24AM

Investigating the roots of the US-China trade war, and how washing machines – plus a policy aimed at returning manufacturing jobs to the US – impacts consumers and the people selling them new appliances

Behind the Tariffs: Washing machines and the roots of the trade war
Australia’s revolving door: seven prime ministers since 2007 – soon to be eight?

Australia’s federal election is scheduled for May 18, 2019, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison faces an uphill battle to keep his conservative coalition in government and retain the top job himself. Should the opposition Labor party win enough seats to form government, Bill Shorten would become Australia’s eighth prime minister since 2007. What explains this revolving door, given Australia is one of the world’s most prosperous, stable countries?

1 May 2019 - 3:39PM

Australia’s federal election is scheduled for May 18, 2019, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison faces an uphill battle to keep his conservative coalition in government and retain the top job himself. Should the opposition Labor party win enough seats to form government, Bill Shorten would become Australia’s eighth prime minister since 2007. What explains this revolving door, given Australia is one of the world’s most prosperous, stable countries?

Australia’s revolving door: seven prime ministers since 2007 – soon to be eight?
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
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
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: 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.

26 Sep 2018 - 4:34PM

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

29 Mar 2018 - 4:50PM

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

Stern Rockwell, who built his name and reputation on the streets of Brooklyn, reveals a 27-story mural in Hong Kong's Hollywood Road. (Drone footage courtesy Hughie Doherty, Print House)

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Stern Rockwell, who built his name and reputation on the streets of Brooklyn, reveals a 27-story mural in Hong Kong's Hollywood Road. (Drone footage courtesy Hughie Doherty, Print House)

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

Hong Kong’s Clockenflap music and arts festival celebrates its 10th birthday this weekend, hoping to attract some 70 thousand music fans to three days of live performances on the Central Harbourfront.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Hong Kong’s Clockenflap music and arts festival celebrates its 10th birthday this weekend, hoping to attract some 70 thousand music fans to three days of live performances on the Central Harbourfront.

The Clockenflap alphabet: 10 years of bands in 70 seconds