Senior Reporter, Toronto Star; Author, China Unbound
Joanna Chiu is a Vancouver-based journalist for the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest newspaper, and author of 'China Unbound'.
Her specialty is China-Canada relations.
Joanna was previously a Beijing-based correspondent for Agence France Presse (AFP), leading coverage of China’s human rights, legal issues and social affairs for one of the world’s biggest news operations. She has also served as China and Mongolia correspondent for the top German news agency DPA, and in Hong Kong, she reported for the South China Morning Post, The Economist and The Associated Press.
She is also 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). In addition to the NüVoices podcast and upcoming print anthology, the group’s online magazine NüStories publishes essays, articles, multimedia projects and other original content.