China 10 Journalism Panel | The Bookworm

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by Project Pengyou on September 24th, 2015   420 views

When and Where

  • 24/09/2015
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • The Bookworm
    三里屯南街4号院
    Beijing
    China
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China 10 Journalism Panel | The Bookworm

Event Details

What’s it been like to conduct journalism in China for the past decade? We’ve assembled a panel of foreign correspondents who can tell you just that, because they’ve been here for at least the last 10 years. Come listen to their stories — from the weird to the enlightening, and everything in between — and discover how reporting is done in the Middle Kingdom.

Thursday, September 24, 8pm
China 10 Journalism Panel
Charles Hutzler, China Bureau Chief at The Wall Street Journal
Laura Daverio, China Correspondent for RSI Swiss Television and Radio
Yosuke Watanabe, Beijing Bureau Chief for Kyodo News Agency
The Bookworm
The Bookworm | 50RMB | Off-The-Record

What’s it been like to conduct journalism in China for the past decade? We’ve assembled a panel of foreign correspondents who can tell you just that, because they’ve been here for at least the last 10 years. Come listen to their stories — from the weird to the enlightening, and everything in between — and discover how reporting is done in the Middle Kingdom.

Charles Hutzler has been Chief of Bureau in Beijing of The Associated Press (AP) since March 2006. Mr. Hutzler joined AP in 1992, working in Trenton, N.J., and then on the International Desk in New York before being sent to China, where he served as correspondent, news editor and then bureau chief. In 2001, he was hired to cover China for The Wall Street Journal and The Asian Wall Street Journal. Mr. Hutzler returned to AP in 2005 to launch a beat focused on providing in-depth reporting on China’s hosting of the 2008 Summer Olympics. He covered China for the Voice of America in 1987-88 and worked in Philadelphia and New Jersey for United Press International. Mr. Hutzler is a graduate of Yale University and conducted postgraduate research in Singapore as a Fulbright scholar in 1984-85.

Laura Daverio has been a China correspondent for more than 10 years, currently for RSI Swiss Television and Radio, previously for La7 Italian Television. She’s has also reported from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and India. She has produced, scripted, and directed several documentaries exploring topics ranging from the post-tsunami reconstruction in Japan to the ambitious life of a former peasant turned Mao Zedong impersonator in Hunan. Fluent in five languages, she’s a 2011 Knight Wallace Fellow, Michigan University.

Yosuke Watanabe was born in Kashiwazaki City, Yosuke Watanabe graduated from Sophia University, Tokyo in 1983. He went on to study at Holy Cross College, Massachusetts. Watanabe joined Kyodo News in 1983, and has since reported from Shanghai, Hong Kong, Washington, and Beijing. In 2004 he became Kyodo News Beijing Bureau Chief.

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