Editor in Chief, VICE
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Zing is the editor in chief of VICE, and an author, journalist, documentary host and podcaster. She specialises in women's and LGBTQ rights, politics, culture, and lifestyle. Her critically acclaimed nonfiction book series Forgotten Women dives into the lost histories of accomplished women.
Zing Tsjeng is Editor in Chief at VICE and VICE UK, where she specialises in arts, culture, identity, and current affairs. She has written for publications such as British Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Time Out London.
As a presenter, Zing helmed VICE World News short-form video series Empires of Dirt which unpicks the ugly history of Europe’s colonial empires, VICE’s award-winning sex and dating podcast My First Time as well as the BBC podcast United Zingdom, which the Guardian named as one of the best podcasts of 2020. She was also the inaugural presenter for the Women’s Prize For Fiction podcast.
Prior to her Executive Editor title, Zing launched the UK edition of VICE’s award-winning millennial women’s website Broadly. She previously launched the online news desk at Dazed as its first News Editor.
Her four-book series Forgotten Women, explores the untold stories of inspiring women who have been marginalised from history.
Zing was highly commended in the British Journalism Awards as a “one-woman multimedia practitioner” who “‘epitomises the strengths of modern journalism”. She was named one of London’s most influential people in the Evening Standard Progress List 1000 and was recognised by Attitude magazine as an LGBTQ trailblazer as part of its Attitude 101 list.
Zing has appeared on BBC News, Sky News, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC TWO’s Victoria Derbyshire Show. She has also spoken and moderated panels at events including SXSW, Web Summit, Women of the World Festival, Port Eliot Festival, and Isle of Wight Literary Festival.
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