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Simina Mistreanu is a Taiwan-based journalist covering China and the region for The Telegraph. Previously based in Beijing, 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. 


She was previously a China correspondent for dpa, the German Press Agency. 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.





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