Lorraine Hahn is based in Hong Kong and has twenty years of experience in journalism focused on Asian business issues. Lorraine has developed a renowned reputation as a presenter and talk-show host, demonstrating a strong understanding of Asian economic and political issues and being called-upon to interview business leaders, heads of state and other personalities, including 'live-on-stage' interviews.
Currently Lorraine is developing and anchoring Earth Factor Asia, an educational environment video series being aired around the world, including Public Broadcasting Services (PBS). She has the distinction of having interviewed many of the world's top heads of state: Vladimir Putin, Vincente Fox, Abdullah Badawi, John Howard, Helen Clark, Gloria Macapagla-Arroyo, Megawati Soekarnoputri, Thaksin Shinawatra, as well as moderated business dialogues with some of the of the world's most powerful CEOs.
She has been called-upon to be the Master of Ceremony or chairperson of various major events that include the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, APEC CEO Meeting, The Global Leadership Forum (Malaysia) and the ADB Journalism Awards and many others.
Lorraine has been invited by numerous organisations to help MC or moderate their corporate events, including Deustche Bank, Johnson & Johnson, Lloyds, Sun Microsystems, Citibank and Invesco.
Lorraine is currently working in freelance TV programming. Until 2006 she was host of CNN International's regional chat show, Talk Asia having previously anchored CNN's long-running Biz Asia from 1998 to 2000. She spent 3 years at CNBC hosting its flagship economics and finance program, Business Tonight, as well as The Winners, Talk of Asia and NBC Asia Evening News. She was previously with Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) and Hong Kong's first 24-hour radio station, Metro Broadcasting.
Lorraine has lectured at Hong Kong University and regularly gives talks on journalism and the media industry. She holds a degree in Business and English Literature from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.