Edward Wong

Wong, Ed

Edward Wong is the Beijing Bureau Chief of The New York Times. He arrived in Beijing in 2008 after working as a correspondent in the Baghdad bureau, where he received a Livingston Award for his coverage of the Iraq War from 2003 to 2007. He was also among a group of reporters from that bureau named as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting. He joined The Times in 1999, and since has been a regular commentator on National Public Radio, BBC, and CBC, and has appeared on the Lehrer NewsHour and the Charlie Rose Show. He also writes often on travels in the Himalayas and other Central Asian mountain ranges, and an essay of his was published in the anthology book Travelers’ Tales Tibet.

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