Dorji Wangchuk

  • Dorji Wangchuk

Dorji Wangchuk

Dorji Wangchuk graduated in electronics engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 1985. He began his career in the Bhutan Broadcasting Service in 1986 and became the chief engineer. He led the team that brought the FM radio services and television to Bhutan between 1997 and 1999. Subsequently, he made a career shift and moved to documentary filmmaking and journalism where he won three major international awards and several nominations.

He has also written for several books and publications and has penned numerous articles as the chief columnist for Bhutan Times – first private newspaper in the country. From 2009 to 2013 he served as the Director and Spokesperson for His Majesty the King and the Royal Family of Bhutan.

He is currently the founder-advisor to Centennial Radio while pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Macau with research focus on influence of social media in news and storytelling.