Simina Mistreanu is a Greater China correspondent for The Associated Press. She previously covered China for the British newspaper The Telegraph and was a Beijing-based correspondent for dpa, the German Press Agency. Her work has also appeared in publications including Foreign Policy, National Geographic, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Forbes and The Wire China.
Her coverage of the Chinese government's crackdown on ethnic minorities in Xinjiang has won an Amnesty Media International Award, an Online Journalism Award, and has been nominated for an EMMY in the category news and documentary.
Before moving to Beijing, in 2015, she covered local government and breaking news for The Oregonian, in Portland, Ore. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she was awarded the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the school's highest post-graduate award.