Currently, at Fidelity International as a senior multimedia producer, Eva Tam produces creative editorial videos about asset management and financial investment in Asia. Her job takes her to Shanghai, where she interviews Chinese millennials on their retirement plans, Tokyo where she films at one of Japan's biggest beer factories on sustainable investing in Chinese second-tier cities where she shows the impact on the rise of online groceries. Her video on the rise of e-groceries won her a Communicators Award for the best online individual documentary. Eva received her CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate in 2019, demonstrating her fundamental understanding of the asset management industry.
When she's not producing, Eva is teaching Master's students at the University of Hong Kong how to interview, film and edit. She was promoted to adjunct lecturer in May 2018 after becoming the first female teaching assistant ever for the video news production courses in the program. She introduced new course materials such as motion graphics and social media videos that help improve and update the program. Four of these students she taught from 2017 to 2021 won the coveted Mick Deane Scholarship for Video Journalism award in their respective years.
For five years, Eva worked as a video journalist at The Wall Street Journal. She covered some of the most important news that impacted Hong Kong and the Asian region including North Korea's nuclear crisis, police corruption under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, Malaysia Airlines 370 disappearance, the assassination of Kim Jong Nam and Occupy Hong Kong. Eva was part of the multimedia team that won a Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) award for Reporting on Women's Issues.
Previously, she also worked in broadcasting where she assisted in newsgathering at CNN International and CTV News. She contributed to the coverage of the 2008 Canadian federal election, the 2012 Hong Kong Chief Executive Elections, the political and social tensions between mainland China and Hong Kong, the year of dragon boosting birth rates, lack of burial places for the dead.
Before moving to Hong Kong, Eva started her career in Toronto where she was an Avid video editor for a local television station for three years, freelanced as a story producer for a non-profit organization and coordinated interactive marketing campaigns at one of the biggest media corporations in Canada.
Eva is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and employee engagement. At Fidelity International, she co-chaired both the D&I and social staff committees in the Hong Kong office. Her work has been recognized by the HR Distinction Awards by Human Resources Magazine and won the 2020 Award of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion.
She holds two Master's degrees in journalism and media production at the University of Hong Kong and Ryerson University, respectfully. Eva specialized in broadcast journalism in her undergraduate program.
When she's not working, Eva enjoys playing, reading and watching anything basketball-related, travelling the world with her husband and consuming her favourite Italian red wine or Japanese whisky.