Rose Luqiu Luwei had been a television journalist in Hong Kong for 20 years. She covered almost all of the major international news events ranging from the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Gaza to the tsunami in Indonesia, the earthquake in Japan and China. She also reported on Chinese political news and interviewed several Chinese leaders. She was a television producer, commentator and presenter as well. In addition, Luqiu’s book writing and online activities have also made her recognizable in China, especially among the Internet users. Since 2002, she has released seven books on her reporting trips around the world, and one autobiography. She also wrote weekly columns for dozens of leading Chinese media outlets. She is not only one of the first to blog in China, but one among other renowned writers attracting millions of followers and readers on the Internet.
In 2006, Luqiu became a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. Luqiu received her PhD in mass communication from Pennsylvania State University in May 2018 and joined Hong Kong Baptist University as assistant professor at School of Communication in August 2018 , where she obtained her master’s degree in mass communication. She was born and raised in Shanghai and earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Fudan University.
Slides: A breif introduction of Rose Luqiu
Pennsylvania State University State College, PA.
Ph.D. in Mass Communications Aug 2015 - May 2018
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Nieman Fellow Aug 2006 – June 2007
Hong Kong University Hong Kong
Diploma in International Relation Sept 2003- June 2004
Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong
M.A. in Mass Communication Sept 1997 – July 1999
Fudan University Shanghai, PRC
B.A. in Philosophy Sept 1988 – June 1992
Phoenix Satellite Television Co. Ltd., Hong Kong
Chief correspondent/Commentator Jan 2013- May 2015
Executive News Editor/Anchor Dec 2003– Dec 2012
Reporter/Assignment Editor Jun 1997– Dec 2003
TVBS Hong Kong
Reporter/Sub-editor Apr 1996–Jun 1997
Chinese Television Network Hong Kong
Sub-editor Dec 1995–Mar 1996
Price Waterhouse Shenzhen, China
Auditor Dec 1992–Nov 1995
SELECTED PUBLIC SERVICES AND AWARDS
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Goal Keeper 2017
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Award Hong Kong Judge 2013 - present
Foundation 1510 Hong Kong Founder Jan 2012 – May 2015
- Promote civic education among the young people from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong through organizing seminars and summer camps.
- The foundation was closed under the political pressure
My1510.com Founder Aug 2007 – May 2014
- A website in 2007 to promote citizen journalism in China.
- The Chinese government shut it down in May 2014 by the Chinese government.
UN Women / NetEase.com ChinaWomen’s Media Award 2012
World Economic Forum China Young Global Leader 2007
Forbes (Chinese Edition)
China listed in China’s Top 100 Celebrity Chart 2004
China Women Magazine
China Listed in Most Influential Chinese Women 2003