After working as a foreign correspondent in China, Joanna Chiu is now Bureau Chief and a Senior Reporter in the Toronto Star’s Vancouver newsroom. The Star is Canada’s largest newspaper and a leading source of news on Canada-China relations including the Huawei Meng Wanzhou saga and Canadian reactions to the ongoing Hong Kong protests.

Chiu was previously a Beijing-based reporter for Agence France Presse (AFP), focusing on coverage of China’s human rights, legal issues, and social affairs. She has also served as China and Mongolia correspondent for German news agency DPA, and in Hong Kong, she reported for the South China Morning Post, The Economist, and The Associated Press. She is the Founder and Chair of the NüVoices editorial collective, which celebrates the diverse creative work of self-identified women working on the subject of China (broadly defined) through a bi-weekly podcast, a website, and a directory of more than 500 female Greater China experts.

Last Updated: October 30, 2019



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