Emily Feng Biography
Emily Feng is an American journalist who serves as the NPR’s Beijing correspondent. Feng joined NPR in 2019.
Emily Feng Age
Feng is 20 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 12, 2001, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of October every year.
Emily Feng Height
Feng stands at a height of 1.5 meters.
Emily Feng Family
Feng has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Emily has any siblings.
Emily Feng Husband
Feng is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Emily being in any past relationship with anyone.
Emily Feng Net Worth
Feng has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Emily Feng Salary
Feng earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Emily Feng Education
Feng earned a dual B.A. in Asian and Middle Eastern studies and public policy from Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.
Emily Feng NPR
Feng began working for NPR in 2019. She travels around China, visiting both large cities and tiny towns, reporting on social trends as well as economic and political developments in Beijing. Feng contributes to NPR’s web platforms, news magazines, newscasts, and podcasts.
Feng formerly worked for the Financial Times as a foreign correspondent. She was based in Beijing and covered a wide range of themes, including technology and human rights. During this time, she began reporting extensively on the Xinjiang region, becoming the first foreign journalist to discover that China was separating Uyghur children from their parents and sending them to state-run orphanages, as well as discovering that China was introducing forced labor in Xinjiang’s detention camps.
Feng’s reporting has also given her the opportunity to nerd out about semiconductors and drones, go to environmentally degraded areas, and write about girl bands and art. She’s reported from the bottom of a coal mine, the top of a Qinghai mosque, and the inside of a cave where Chairman Mao once lived.
Her human rights reporting was nominated for a British Journalism Award in 2018, was acknowledged by the Amnesty Media Awards in February 2019, and was awarded a Human Rights Press distinction in May. Her radio coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in China garnered her another Human Rights Press Award, as well as a Gracie Award and recognition from the National Headliners Award. In 2021, she was also nominated as a finalist for the Livingston Award.
Feng is currently working at NPR where she works alongside other famous NPR anchors and reporters including;
- Erika Beras
- Howard Berkes
- Adrian “Stretch” Bartos
- Amanda Aronczyk
- Ramtin Arablouei
- Deborah Amos
- Bobby Allyn
- Greg Allen
- Rund Abdelfatah