Chine Labbe is a French reporter, writer and podcast host and producer based in New York City. She is currently the host and producer of Good Code, a podcast on ethics in our digital world, created in collaboration with Cornell Tech’s Digital Life Initiative (DLI), where she is a visiting journalist. Chine also teaches freedom of the press workshops in public schools throughout the city, as part of a volunteer program for current and former Fulbright grantees.
Before relocating to New York in 2017, Chine worked for six years as a print reporter for Reuters in Paris, where she covered politics, courts, security and terrorism. As France’s courts and security correspondent, she covered major trials and attacks, including the Charlie Hebdo and November 2015 attacks in Paris and IMF chief Christine Lagarde’s negligence trial. Before joining Reuters, Chine worked as a multimedia producer for The Economist in New York. In November 2009, she won the Anna Lindh Journalist Award for a ten-minute radio piece about Palestinian lawyers broadcast on french radio France Culture. In October 2010, her first short documentary, “A Harlem Reprise,” was screened at the 2010 Harlem International Film Festival.
Chine is a former Fulbright scholar and graduated from a dual degree program between the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Sciences Po in Paris in 2010.