Gloria Chang is a Canadian writer, editor, and wine journalist based in Vancouver, Canada.
As a news and features reporter, she has written, produced, hosted and directed for Canada’s most prominent broadcasters and widest distributed publishers. Her stories have been broadcast on CTV News, CBC French Television, Discovery Channel Canada, and CBC Radio IDEAS and Tapestry. They have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Vancouver Magazine, GEIST magazine, Vancouver Sun Travel, Westjet Magazine, The Georgia Straight, and finedininglovers.com. She was a regular columnist for cbc.ca Analysis & Viewpoint and The Richmond Review.
Gloria was part of the team that launched exn.ca, Discovery Channel Canada Online (now discovery.ca), one of the world’s first editorial websites, and Transcontinental Media’s online presence of its women’s magazines: Elle Canada, Canadian Living, Homemaker’s, and Style at Home.
She has taught creative writing and journalism at Langara College Continuing Studies Creative & Applied Arts, and is a recipient of the Jack Webster Foundation Research Fellowship.
Narrative non-fiction, radio documentaries, and multimedia storytelling are her fortes. Her two areas of specialized knowledge are science communication and wine. In her communications work, she specializes in sustainability and green energy. She also focuses on non-fiction editing, particularly South Korea, the social sciences, and narrative non-fiction, including memoirs. Visit editors-ink.ca for more on her editing and communications work. And visit Wine Adventures Magazine at wineadventures.ca for her stories on wine, food, and travel.
Gloria holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory from McGill University, and a Master of Arts in Journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University). Her wine education includes WSET 3 (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) Advanced Certification and travel to many of the world’s major wine regions. She is a recipient of the Legacy Award in Wine from Les Dames d’Escoffier International and is currently completing the prestigious WSET 4 Diploma.
Gloria speaks English, French, and conversational Korean. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Vancouver, Canada.