He Chang is deputy editor at the Shanghai Oriental Morning Post. He has studied at Shanxi University and the University of Bolton. He is a judge on the news team and spoke to us through a translator.
What has been the most surprising thing about serving as a judge?
“Even though there are judges from many different backgrounds it’s surprising that they have very similar opinions as to what is good work and what is not.”
What differences do you notice between Chinese and American newspapers?
“The differences between Chinese and American newspapers are becoming smaller and smaller. Good design is a result of team collaboration and imagination and Chinese newspapers are learning from the best in the industry.”
What do you like to do for fun?
“I don’t know how to say this but do you know Cubes? That you can turn into the same color?”
A Rubik’s Cube?
“Yes. I love to play Cubes. It helps me to relax.”
To see the 3-question responses of all the SND34 judges, click here.