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Mike Chinoy

USC U.S.-China Institute
Senior fellow
Los Angeles, USA
Mike Chinoy is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California and the creator of the Assignment China documentary film series on the history of American correspondents in China. He is also an independent consultant on media strategy and training for business executives, NGOs, and others. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the Los Angeles-based Pacific Council on International Policy, focusing on security issues in North Korea, China, and Northeast Asia. He is the author of three books: China Live: People Power and the Television Revolution, Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis, and The Last POW. Before joining the Pacific Council and USC in 2006, Chinoy spent 24 years as a foreign correspondent for CNN. He was the network’s first Bureau Chief in Beijing, and served as Bureau Chief in Hong Kong and as Senior Asia Correspondent. He has reported on the most important events in Asia since the mid-1970s, including the death of Mao Zedong, the rise of China, the Tianamen Square crackdown, the Hong Kong handover, the Soviet and US wars in Afghanistan, the Southeast Asian tsunami, elections and political crises in Taiwan, and developments in North Korea, which he has visited 17 times. Mr. Chinoy has received numerous awards for his journalism, including the Emmy, Peabody, and Dupont awards. He holds a BA from Yale University and an MS from Columbia University. He is based in Hong Kong