PhD Candidate, University of Auckland

Mark Boyd is a journalist and academic at the University of Auckland. He recently submitted his PhD thesis, analysing television news coverage of New Zealand election campaigns 1993-2017. His connection with Hong Kong started in the 1980s, when he worked for the then-British territory's representative office in New York, promoting the 'One Country, Two Systems' agreement to US lawmakers and business leaders. Since then, he has visited Hong Kong many times, and covered the 1997 handover of sovereignty from Britain to China for Television New Zealand.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of Auckland