Steve Chao

Steve Chao is a Canadian journalist and the senior Asia correspondent for Al Jazeera English. He was the Far East and Asia Bureau Chief for CTV News. He is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Chao was raised in Toronto where he attended Dr Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute high school. He began his career in Ottawa, reporting for CJOH before moving to Vancouver to work at CTV’s Vancouver station. His work earned him The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters’ award for Excellence in News Reporting. Chao is fluent in Mandarin.