Shih Yung Kwei, who was born in 1935, graduated from National Chengchi University in 1963 with both a bachelor’s degree in law and a master’s degree in journalism. In 1967, Shih received his second master’s degree in mass communication from the University of Minnesota.
After graduation, Shih worked for “Taiwan News” until 1975 when he transferred to “Taiwan Shin Sheng Daily News” as deputy proprietor and chief editor. The next year, Shih was promoted to be the publisher and proprietor. Later on, Shih worked for the Chinese Television System before serving as the general manager at Taiwan Television and Chinese Television. Since 1996, Shih has served as the chairman of the board for Chen Chung Book Ca. LTD.
In addition to his professional career, Shih also serves as chairman of the board for the “Chinese Islamic Cultural and Educational Foundation”, chief member of the Television Cultural Research Committee, board member of the Beautiful Taiwan Foundation, among other positions.