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CNN names Selina Wang as Beijing correspondent

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CNN has announced Selina Wang as its new Beijing correspondent, replacing David Culver who has relocated to the network’s Los Angeles bureau.

Wang was pivotal to CNN’s coverage of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, held under the world’s strictest Covid measures.

“Selina has a deep understanding of China and has become a key voice on its economic, political and societal transformation,” said Senior Vice President & Managing Editor APAC, CNN International, Ellana Lee.

Wang was previously based at CNN’s Tokyo bureau where she led the network’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, reporting on the challenges Japan faced hosting the Games during the pandemic.

An award-winning correspondent, Wang is also a host of CNN feature programme ‘Marketplace Asia’ and has hosted episodes of CNN feature shows ‘Eco Solutions’ and ‘Innovate Japan’.

Prior to joining CNN, Wang was an anchor and correspondent for Bloomberg TV based in Beijing.