Stephen Quinn writes a wine column published each week in three English-language daily newspapers in Asia, a wine blog in the Netherlands and an online wine magazine in Singapore. The wine column reaches a potential audience of more than 1.5 million. Dr Quinn has been writing about wine since March 2010, after researching the topic (a fancy term for drinking) while working as a journalist for three decades.
Dr Quinn also contributes to a range of wine magazines. These include Meininger’s Wine Business International (Germany), Lieu Dit (UK), the drinks business (UK) and Sommelier India. Examples of magazine articles can be found as pdf files at Magazine PDFs. Copies of the wine column can be found each week elsewhere on this site. The wine column goes to these English-language daily newspapers and their digital sites:
- The Sunday edition of The Statesman, India’s oldest English-language national daily (circulation 230,000 and a small e-paper presence)
- China Post in Taiwan (digital only since 2017 with a readership of about 400,000)
- The Jakarta Globe in Indonesia (digital only since 2017 with a circulation of 40,000, but an elite audience)
Stephen Quinn had a weekly wine column in the English-language China Daily from March 2010 until March 2012, and continues to contribute to that newspaper. Examples of Dr Quinn’s China Daily columns from 2010-2012can be found in the archives of this site. The column also appeared each week in the influential wine blog WinesTimesHK in Hong Kong and its Facebook and Linkedin sites from February 2013 to August 2017, and in MyPaper in Singapore from 2014-2018.
Dr Quinn is the author of 24 print books (the latest was published in September 2015) as well as four iBooks. He also makes digital books for wine writers. Wine-Life Lessons by Annabel Jackson is an example of such an iBook, available from the iBookstore here. Dr Quinn is available to train people to make iBooks.
Dr Quinn is also professor of mobile journalism at the Westerdahls Institute for Film and Media at Kristiania University in Norway, where he teaches mojo skills. For more details about his academic work see Video1 teaching and the Mojo sections of this site, and his academic bio below.
The best way to contact Stephen Quinn is via email: sraquinn (at) gmail (dot) com or SMS via his UK mobile: +44 (0) 793-99-70-100. His Skype “handle” is sraquinn and his Twitter account is @sraquinn. You can find Stephen Quinn on Facebook and Linkedin. Most of his wine videos are on YouTube.
Professor Stephen Quinn is professor of mobile journalism (mojo) at the Westerdahls Institute for Film and Media at Kristiania University in Norway. He also runs MOJO Media Insights, a digital consulting company based in Brighton in the United Kingdom. The company helps media companies embrace digital possibilities and make money by repurposing existing content. Dr Quinn also trains people to make videos using only an iOS device. Details can be found here. He also shows people how to make interactive books using Apple’s iBooks Author software. Videos included in those books are made with an iOS device. Dr Quinn was digital development editor at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong from 2011-13. Prior to his return to journalism, Dr Quinn taught multi-media journalism at universities in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and China between 1996 and 2011.
Between 1975 and 1995 Dr Quinn worked across all media platforms in Australia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. He worked for regional newspapers in Australia; the Bangkok Post; the Press Association, BBC-TV, Independent Television News and The Guardian in London; the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney; and Television New Zealand.
Dr Quinn has published 24 print books and four digital books. The most recent print book was MOJO: The Mobile Journalism Handbook (Boston: Focal Press), co-written with Dr Ivo Burum, which appeared in September 2015. Find it at Amazon here. Other relevant books include Volume 3 of Asia’s Media Innovators, which appeared in August 2013. Volume 1 (co-written with Professor Werner vom Busch) was published in 2008 and Volume 2 (co-written with Professor Kim Kierans) in 2011. Funding Journalism in the Digital Age (co-written with Jeff Kaye) was published in 2010 and the third edition of MOJO: Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region (Adenauer: Singapore) appeared in 2012. Do note that this last book is quite dated.
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