Kathleen Magramo is a Breaking News Writer for CNN Digital Worldwide, based at the network’s Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. She is responsible for tracking the latest developments across the region.
Prior to joining CNN in 2022, Magramo worked at the South China Morning Post, where she reported on Hong Kong’s economy. Key stories she covered include Covid-19’s impact on the city’s status as a travel and business hub, as well as the 2019 Hong Kong protests.
Magramo’s work has been recognized by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong. In 2021, she was part of the team awarded Best Business News Reporting for a five-part series on the city’s unemployment crisis.
Magramo was born and raised in Hong Kong and is of Filipino heritage. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a focus on politics and public administration from the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Tagalog, Cantonese and Mandarin.