Photo: Adrian SEETHO

Photo: Adrian SEETHO

Born and raised in Singapore, Yong Teck (b. 1989) is a multimedia journalist and a hardcore sports junkie, having played basketball competitively from young.

After picking up photography, Yong Teck honed his skills as a student photojournalist covering local sporting events for sporting news site, Red Sports, and eventually graduated with a BA (Hons) in Communication at SUNY Buffalo. Thereafter, he worked with Singapore's national broadsheet, The Straits Times, and several agencies including Getty Images, Associated Press and Reuters.

Editorially, Yong Teck's work has been featured in several major publications such as Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian.

Currently based out of Singapore, Yong Teck is available for assignments both locally and internationally. He thrives under extreme pressure and is fully capable of transmitting assignments remotely on site. Yong Teck is also a mature writer and can function effectively as a single reporting unit in the field.