Monica Chen

BA from Soochow University Taiwan, Majored in Social Work
Goethe-Institut, Germany(Bremen, Bonn, Murnau)

Career Summary

  • I have worked in the media related field for over 20 years.
  • From 1995 -2000, I was a reporter of Min-sheng daily, an entertainment daily newspaper in Taiwan. The events that I covered including major international film festivals, such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin.
  • I moved to Chicago in 2001, since then till 2016,I worked as a reporter for the Midwest division of the World Journal Chinese daily newspaper,covering various events of the Chinese Community, the City of Chicago, the state of Illinois, the Chicago board of elections, and the election campaigns, etc.
  • Currently, I am the owner of Chicago World Journal bookstore, a contributor to Chinese American news.
  • Due to the enthusiasm to environmental protection, I am also a promoter and salesperson for the environmental friendly products.