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Charles Rollet

Journalist

Charles Rollet

I'm a features and business journalist with experience working in Cambodia, Hong Kong, and Eastern Europe. See below for a sample of my best work.

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Chinese-Made Cameras Hanging All Over US

I co-wrote a page one WSJ story about a Chinese firm selling cameras across the US.
Wall Street Journal Link to Story
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Tesla Sales Fall to Zero in Hong Kong

I helped break a story about a sharp drop in Tesla sales in Hong Kong.
Wall Street Journal Link to Story
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Coke to build $100M plant at PPSEZ

The first article on Coca Cola's largest investment in Cambodia to date.
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Dispute leads to a beer’s shortage

My exclusive report on what was behind a nationwide shortage of Heineken in Cambodia.
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Space Oddity: What Tops the Agenda for a New Space Colony?

My A-hed about the internal squabbles behind the world's first "space nation."
Wall Street Journal Link to Story
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Big trouble in Little Russia

A snapshot of Cambodia's feuding Russian oligarchs. "It’s like Russia in the 1990s."
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Herbalife sees ‘no obstacles’ looking ahead

A detailed feature on Herbalife's expansion into one of Asia's poorest countries.
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Violence and unrest in union-busting Bavet SEZs

An explainer of the real reason behind Cambodia's worst labor riots in 2015.
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Costs thwart potential exports

An analysis of Cambodia's dysfunctional rice export industry.
Phnom Penh post Link to Story
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Houston, we have a (gambling) problem

I revealed a bizarre and dangerous gambling operation. (Nominated for 2016 SOPA award.)
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story
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Exclusive: Northwestern student jailed in Qatar

I revealed the jailing of a Northwestern student in Qatar who said the school refused to help.
The Northwestern Chronicle Link to Story
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NagaWorld celebrates 20 eventful years at the table

I explored a billion-dollar casino's rowdy beginnings as a boat on the Mekong.
Phnom Penh Post Link to Story

About

Charles Rollet

I worked as a reporter for the Phnom Penh Post from 2014 to 2016, after which I spent a summer freelancing in the Republic of Georgia.

I was an intern at the Wall Street Journal's Hong Kong bureau in the summer of 2017 and just finished my master's degree in business journalism at NYU.

I have extensive experience in both reporting and copy editing. I am a French citizen.

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Skills

  • Video editing
  • Photoshop
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • French
  • Social media
  • Photography
  • Adobe Premiere
  • InDesign
  • Reporting
  • Copy editing