Lisa Chiu

Lisa is a journalist with a keen interest in Chinese history and culture.


Lisa has been a reporter for The Orange County Register, The Arizona Republic, and The Seattle Times. She was also a copy editor at China Daily, China's English-language newspaper, and China Central Television International, both in Beijing.


Lisa holds a bachelor's in journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a master's degree in China Studies from the University of Washington, and a master's degree in journalism from The American University.

Lisa Chiu

A decision to work in Beijing in 2002 completely changed my outlook on the world. Living in China, I was able to experience the enormous change currently taking place there and hear some really great stories. When I returned to the States, all I wanted to do was learn more about this dynamic country, so I went back to school and studied modern Chinese history. China is a fascinating country with 5,000 years of culture, and I'm so pleased to share it with others.

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