Lisa Chiu

  • Writer and digital producer for CGTN America
  • Former reporter for The Orange County Register, The Arizona Republic, and The Seattle Times
  • Holds a Master's degree in China Studies from the University of Washington


Lisa Chiu is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for one year. She is seasoned journalist with a keen interest in Chinese history and culture and holds a Master's degree in China Studies. She has been a reporter for The Orange County Register, The Arizona Republic, and The Seattle Times. She was also a copy editor in Beijing at China Daily, China's English-language newspaper, and China Central Television International. Lisa is a digital producer for CGTN America. 


  • M.A., China Studies, University of Washington
  • M.A., Journalism, American University
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Awards and Publications

Lisa Chiu

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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