Zarny Win

Zarny Win


Editor, Myanmar Now

Zarny Win (real name Khin Maung Htwe) started out as a journalist at the Burmese-language version of The Irrawaddy Magazine’s website in 2000, later rising to become a copy editor. He was also editor of the popular Moemaka online community. Born in Mogok, a small township in Mandalay Region known for its flawless rubies and sapphires, Zarny has considerable experience working and mentoring journalists and regularly provides media training, a profession far from from his childhood dreams to become a drummer or a footballer. Zarny is currently undertaking mentoring for a number of Burmese journalists as part of a Thomson Reuters Foundation programme to encourage investigations into corporate governance and the environment.