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Angie Lau Named Lead Anchor For Bloomberg Television Asia

January 14, 2014

Hong Kong — Bloomberg Television today named Angie Lau as lead
anchor for its award-winning daily morning business news
programme, which will be re-launched as “First Up with Angie
Lau” in February.

“Angie has the perfect blend of deep roots in Asia, a great
personality and strong international journalism experience,”
said Paul Yurisich, Head of News and Programming for Bloomberg
TV Asia. “She will bring a seasoned reporter’s perspective to
our First Up viewers as we set the agenda ahead of the trading
day and the events shaping business in Asia.”

Angie Lau joins established anchor Rishaad Salamat as well as
Bloomberg Television’s roster of personalities including Zeb
Eckert, Mia Saini, John Dawson and David Ingles in Hong Kong,
Stephen Engle in Beijing and Haslinda Amin in Singapore.

Born in Hong Kong, Angie Lau is a multi-award winning journalist
with over 16 years of reporting experience. She has interviewed
top business newsmakers including fund manager Mark Mobius,
British fashion designer Sir Paul Smith and Chinese yacht club
billionaire Wang Dafu, among others. Angie joined Bloomberg
Television in Hong Kong from the Chicago bureau and has spent
most of her broadcast career in Canada and the United States.
She has been recognized by the Ohio Society of Professional
Journalists for Best Government Reporting, Best Consumer
Reporting and Best Investigative Report. She is currently
Correspondent Governor at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of
Hong Kong.

“As Asia continues to move and influence global markets, it is
truly the place to be,” said Angie Lau. “I am excited to be back
at the heart of some of the biggest business stories, reporting
from Asia on Asia, and to be part of one of the most innovative
media organizations today.”

Bloomberg TV is available in over 340 million homes worldwide,
and over 18 million households in 21 Asia Pacific countries.

About Bloomberg Television

Bloomberg Television, an award-winning, multi-platform 24-hour
business and financial news network, provides continuous
coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move global
markets. Broadcasting from centers in New York, London,
Singapore and Hong Kong and powered with an unparalleled news
gathering team of 2,400 news professionals in 150 bureaus across
73 countries worldwide, Bloomberg Television delivers real-time
business news to 340 million households globally. In addition to
major cable and satellite providers, and Bloomberg
Mobile, the network is available on the Bloomberg Professional
service, used by the most influential individuals, corporations,
financial institutions, investors and the world’s central banks,
commercial banks, government agencies, legal professionals and
news organizations. For more information on Bloomberg
Television, please visit and follow us on
Twitter (@BloombergTV) and Facebook.

Media Contacts


APAC, Belina Tan,, +65-6231-3637

EMEA, Catrin Thomas,, +44 7917 000 808

US, Amanda Cowie,, +1 212 617 1689

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