Jason Gagliardi is a subeditor and columnist at The Australian. Previously he was based for 25 years in Hong Kong then Bangkok. As a Bangkok-based freelance writer, his stories have featured in publications including Time, the Sunday Telegraph Magazine, Colors, Playboy and Sports Illustrated. Jason was later the Communications Director at boutique PR hotshop Delivering Asia Communications. He is co-author of Dorling-Kindersley’s Top 10 Guide to Hong Kong and Macau. He is a columnist for the South China Morning Post. He is also a creative consultant and copywriter with some of Bangkok's leading independent branding and advertising agencies, a sometime DJ and a one-time ballet dancer.