About Heidi

Heidi Chang | Multimedia Journalist in HawaiiHeidi Chang 

Heidi Chang is an award-winning multimedia journalist, who produces stories on Hawaii and the Pacific Rim for radio, podcasts, TV, digital media and print. She has experience as a reporter, producer, host and anchor.  Click on the following links to see some of her stories for national and global media.

National Public Radio
The Los Angeles Times
Voice of America
American Public Media’s “Marketplace” 
American Public Media’s “Weekend America”
Public Radio International’s “The World” 
Public Radio International’s “Living on Earth
The Environment Report
KQED’s Pacific Time
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Heidi’s numerous honors include a national award from AAJA for her NPR story on Soundtracking ‘The Descendants’ With ‘Real’ Hawaiian Music.

Starting out in journalism as a TV reporter, she’s covered news and culture in California, Washington state and Hawaii. Heidi has also worked as a freelance field producer for ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and on TV shows, films and documentaries.

Reporter Heidi Chang and members of the news media met with the Dalai Lama in Hawaii| 2012 Photo © Eye of the Islands Photography

Reporter Heidi Chang and members of the media and community met with the Dalai Lama in Hawaii | 2012 Photo © Eye of the Islands Photography


As an East-West Center fellow, Heidi traveled to China in 2003 and wrote a series of reports on her journey. Her stories have been featured in a variety of publications and digital media.

Heidi Chang interviews Kealii Reichel

Heidi Chang interviewing Keli’i Reichel for PRI’s “The World.”


Heidi began her media career as a radio personality, hosting popular shows in Honolulu and the San Francisco Bay Area.  She’s interviewed talented artists from the world of jazz, rock, pop, rhythm and blues and Hawaiian music.

If you’re interested in collaborating on a project with Heidi, please leave a message. You’re invited to visit Heidi’s blog called Hawaii Tales, follow her on Twitter or subscribe to her Facebook Page, or YouTube Channel. 

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