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Hu Shuli

Caixin Media (tbc)
Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Hu Shuil was the founder of Caijing Magazine (Business and Finance Review) in 1998 and under her leadership the magazine became one of China’s most authoritative business publications. She moved on in 2009 to create the breakthrough media company, Caixin Media, which aims to help traditional media prosper in the new media age through integrated multimedia platforms. Led by Hu Shuli, the editorial staff at Caixin Media is well known for independent thinking and professional practices and is especially known for its investigative reporting. Caixin Media is referred to as “one of China’s more outspoken media organizations” by The Economist. In 2011 Caixin Media won the 2011 Shorenstein Journalism Award.
Previously, Hu served as chief of financial news for the Hong Kong-based television broadcaster Phoenix TV and worked as an international editor and chief reporter for China Business Times. She began her journalism career as an international editor and reporter for the Workers Daily. Hu has been called the most powerful commentator in China by The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal cited her as one of the “Ten Women to Watch” in Asia. She was named International Editor of the Year by the World Press Review in 2003. Hu is also Dean of the School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University.