|“Meet the Editor” Series – Kickoff Event|
|Guest: Mr. Jamil Anderlini|
|Asia Editor, Financial Times|
|WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017|
7:00PM – 8:30PM
This is the first in a series of events aimed at both young and experienced professionals in the journalism field, where an Editor will share both his/her experience, and also the latest developments at his/her news organization.
Jamil Anderlini is the Financial Times’ Asia Editor, appointed in 2015. He oversees the FT’s coverage of the Asia region from Afghanistan to Australia, including China, India, Indonesia and Japan. He is an award-winning journalist and published author. He regularly contributes commentary for other media, including CNN, BBC, CNBC, ABC and A1-Jazeera.
In 2010, Mr. Anderlini was named Journalist of the Year at the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Editorial Excellence Awards and won the Best Digital Award at the Amnesty International Media Awards. Other prizes include a UK Foreign Press Association Award in 2008, several individual SOPA awards and the inaugural Jones-Mauthner Award in 2012, which recognizes outstanding reporting of international affairs by a young reporter at the Financial Times. In 2013, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and short-listed for both Foreign Reporter of the Year at the Press Awards in the UK and also the Orwell Prize, the UK’s most prestigious prize for political writing. Prior to joining the FT, he was Beijing Business Correspondent for the South China Morning Post for two years. Before that, he was Chief Editor of the China Economic Review.
Speaker: Mr. Jamil Anderlini,Asia Editor, Financial Times
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