Seasoned Journalist offering extensive experience in investigative reporting, editing and publishing. Committed to delivering factual, concise and elegantly written pieces that inform and engage a wide range of audiences. Talented Reporter and personable interviewer dedicated to meticulous fact checking and thorough research. Leverages social media tools and technology to bring the news to a broader audience.
Sound editorial judgment
Skilled interpreter and translator
Comprehensive knowledge on both China and the United States
Social media such as Wechat and Facebook
Fluent in both English and Chinese
News Editor, 09/1981 to 12/1983 Xinhua News Agency – Beijing, China
Wrote, edited and translated stories in English for Xinhua to be released worldwide.
Foreign correspondent, 01/1984 to 11/1988 Xinhua News Agency Washington Bureau – Washing, DC
Covered Capitol Hill, the White House, U.S. State Department and other major issues. Wrote thousands of stories both in English and Chinese, many of them published in major Chinese newspapers and magazines.
Staff Writer, 01/1993 to 03/2009 World Journal – Los Angeles, CA Covered courts, local police departments, Chinese populated cities and Chinese community news. Wrote about two to three stories everyday on the average.
Freelance journalist, 02/1992 to 03/1995 Asia, Inc. – Bangkok Contributed stories in English on what happened in the Chinese community in Los Angeles.
Freelance journalist, 03/2009 to 02/2016 Xinhua News Agency Los Angeles Office – Los Angeles Wrote in-depth stories in English on U.S. culture, education, art, science and technology, etc.
President, 02/2009 to 02/2016 CA Media Foundation – Los Angeles, CA As founder and president, I manage the foundation focusing on educational and cultural exchanges with China. Sponsored students of journalism from China to be trained here in the U.S. and gave lectures in several universities in China to talk about the differences between news coverage in China and in the U.S.
Master of Arts: Communication in management, 1993 Annenberg School of Communication at USC - Los Angeles, CA
Master of Arts: News reporting, 1981 Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences - Beijing, China
Bachelor of Arts: English, 1973 Foreign Languages Department, Anhui University - Hefei, Anhui, China