Mr. Sam Rith

Mr. Sam Rith

Mr. Sam Rith

Sam Rith, 32, is now the Managing Editor for Phnom Penh Post in Khmer publication. He has been working for Phnom Penh Post for over eight years. From 2007 to 2008, he was the Editor-in-Chief at the Cambodia Weekly, which today named The Southeast Asia Weekly.

 He graduated BA in 2003 in field of Management and he finished his master degree of law and political science in 2007. In his journalism career, in 2006, he won an award from the 3rd Developing Asia Journalism Awards and was named as the “Yong Development Journalist of the Year”.


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