Uwern Jong, Editor in Chief and Founder, OutThere magazine

Uwern Jong

Uwern Jong

Editor-in-Chief, OutThere




Uwern Jong is Campaign Publishing Award winner, Editorial Leader of the Year 2020 and luxury travel journalist. He founded OutThere magazine with Martin Perry. Uwern is an inclusive tourism advocate, passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion in the travel industry.

He also created and founded/co-founded:
– South East Asia’s first ever LGBTQ+ travel symposium, The LGBT+ Travel Symposium
– Swedish destination marketing organisation, Stockholm LGBT
– Swedish diversity and inclusion communications agency, Diversity Marketing International
– LGBT+ marketing and media agency, Boutique Marketing
– Integrated marketing agency, Intelligent Marketing (exited by sale)

Born
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Nationality
British

Education
Lodge Preparatory School, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Haileybury and the Imperial Service College, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
BSc Accounting and Finance, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
MA International Marketing, University of North London, London, United Kingdom

Awards
PPA Independent Publishers Award – Diversity Initiative of the Year 2020
Campaign Publishing Award – Editorial Leader of the Year 2020
Travel Media Award – Consumer Publication of the Year, Online 2018
U.S. Travel IPW Award – Consumer Writer of the Year 2017
PPA Independent Publishers Award – Re-launch of the Year 2013

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