Lisa Chiu



M.A., Journalism and Public Affairs, American University

M.A., International Studies–China, University of Washington

B.A., Journalism, University of Massachusetts–Amherst


  • Writer and digital producer for China Global Television Network America
  • Former reporter for The Orange County Register, The Arizona Republic, and The Seattle Times
  • Former copy editor at The China Daily, China's English-language newspaper


Lisa Chiu is a digital producer for China Global Television Network (CGTN) America. A seasoned journalist with over two decades of experience, Lisa previously reported for The Orange County Register, The Arizona Republic, The Seattle Times, The Center for Public Integrity, and The Sunlight Foundation. She also worked as an editor and fact-checker for The China Daily.



Lisa Chiu earned a Master Arts (M.A.) degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from the American University in 2008. She holds a second Master Arts (M.A.) in International Studies–China from the University of Washington and a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) in Journalism with a minor in Chinese from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.

Awards and Publications

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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