Jon Aspin

Freelance Writer, Editor and Journalist


Jon Aspin is a freelance writer previously based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Since 2014 he's covered People, Places, Food & Drink, Popular Culture, The Environment, Travel, Lifestyle and News. Before that he worked in communications and marketing for multinational brands like Sony, Lion Nathan and P&G. Jon is available for assignment and contactable via any of the below links.

Tennis Australia Magazine
Serving Up Hope & Opportunity

A former Davis Cup coach is using tennis as a platform for change in remote and disadvantaged communities, starting at his former orphanage.

South Australian Style Magazine
Singing Sisters Bring Back a Fringe Favourite

With Fringe still a thing in 2021, I sat down with two of the driving forces behind Adelaide's Gospo Collective, the acclaimed community-based music program that is set to reheat a hit.

Tuoi Tre News
Air Quality in Vietnam

A university professor has questioned the real cost of Vietnam's GDP growth at a public panel on air quality at the U.S. Consulate in Hanoi.

Word Vietnam
The Construction Worker

One-on-one with Hung, a member of Vietnam's huge population of itinerant construction workers.

Word Vietnam
Saigon Pool Tour

I set out to swim in as many hotel pools as I could in one day. I managed seven.