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Lee Lin Chin

Lee-Lin Chin, broadcaster, was born in Indonesia and raised and schooled in Singapore, where in 1968 she began working in television and radio. After arriving in Australia in 1980 she worked as a translator of Chinese movies (she speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Fukien). Having worked with ABC radio in Darwin and Newcastle, she became a newsreader with the multicultural and multilingual public broadcast channel, SBS, in 1988. She currently presents the weekend edition of SBS World News. As host of the network's Fashionista program she has built a reputation as a style authority, and has been able to indulge her self-confessed 'mania' for dressing up; a few years ago, she curated the exhibition of historical fashion photographs, Strike a Pose...With Lee Lin Chin at the National Archives of Australia, Canberra.

Updated 2014