Steven Jiang has been a Beijing-based producer for CNN since 2010. Some of the stories he has covered include the plight of blind activist Chen Guangcheng and the fall of Communist leader Bo Xilai. Previously, Jiang covered Asia for CBS News, NBC News, and France 24. From 1999 to 2005, he was a producer for CNN in Atlanta and Beijing.

Born in Shanghai, Jiang graduated Cum Laude from Northwestern University with majors in Journalism and International Studies.

Last Updated: April 1, 2021



A Ban on Gay Content, Stopped in Its Tracks

Siodhbhra Parkin, Steven Jiang & more
On April 13, China’s major microblogging platform Sina Weibo announced that, in order to create “a sunny and harmonious” environment, it would remove videos and comics “with pornographic implications, promoting bloody violence, or related to...



China in ‘House of Cards’

Steven Jiang, Donald Clarke & more
China figures heavily in the second season of the Netflix series House of Cards, but how accurately does the show portray U.S.-China relations? Steven Jiang, a journalist for CNN in Beijing, binged-watched all thirteen recently-released web-only...



How Would Accepting Gay Culture Change China?

Fei Wang & Steven Jiang
Last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down the core provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act is not only “a stride toward greater equality in the United States, but also a shift that will reverberate far beyond our shores,” wrote...

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