Kyaw Myo Min was born in Hopin in Kachin State in the northern part of Myanmar. He is 35 years old. In 2003, Kyaw Myo Min graduated from Myitkyina University with a degree in mathematics. Currently, Kyaw Myo Min works at Radio Free Asia (RFA) on its Burmese service as a radio and TV journalist. He also works as a photographer for related news. In his career as a reporter, he has covered many stories about conflict, civilian war between Myanmar Government and KIO (Kachin Independence Organization), as well as environmental issues, politics, ethnic affairs and some general news. Prior to joining RFA, Kyaw worked as a staff reporter at The Yangon Times and Flower News from 2005 to 2006 and as a freelance journalist in 2007.