A lawyer by training, Joon-Nie has spent over 15 years in broadcast television as a law and technology reporter, interactive producer, current affairs producer and news editor at Channel NewsAsia and its predecessors SBC News and TCS News.
In her seven years teaching at Nanyang Technological University, Joon-Nie set up and headed Newsplex Asia, a S$900,000 convergent training newsroom and media lab in partnership with the World Association of Newspapers and Publishers (WAN-IFRA). She also taught courses in broadcast journalism, news and PR writing, news presentation and overseas reporting which led her to places like Timor-Leste, Thailand, China and North Korea.
Besides being a Vice-President of the Singapore Press Club for the last 16 years, and co-founding the Hacks/Hackers Singapore chapter in 2015, Joon-Nie sits on Singapore’s National Youth Achievement Award Council and Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies Advisory Committee.
In 2017, she set up Factual TV (Singapore) LLP with a Malaysian partner to produce documentaries around Asia.