Covering Business in China

David Barboza

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Barboza will talk about the business beat in China and his extensive experience as a business reporter based in Shanghai. David will share a behind-the-scenes look at chronicling the world’s second-largest economy.


5:30—6:00 PM Registration
6:00—7:30 PM Talk with Q&A
7:30—8:00 PM Networking Reception

David Barboza is a correspondent for The New York Times, based in New York. In 2013, Mr. Barboza was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting “for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese government, including billions in secret wealth owned by relatives of the prime minister, well-documented work published in the face of heavy pressure from the Chinese officials.” He was also part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Mr. Barboza was a freelance writer and a research assistant for The New York Times before being hired in 1997 as a staff writer. For five years, he was the Midwest business correspondent based in Chicago. From 2008 to 2015, he served as the paper’s Shanghai bureau chief.

Mr. Barboza won two awards in The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) 2007 Best in Business Journalism Contest, one for a New York Times article, "A Chinese Reformer Betrays His Cause, and Pays.” He was also part of the team that won the 2008 Grantham Prize for environmental reporting for the series "Choking on Growth: China’s Environmental Crisis." In 2002, he was part of a team that was named a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Enron scandal. In 2008, Mr. Barboza won The Times’s internal business award, the Nathaniel Nash Award. He has twice won the Gerald Loeb Award for business reporting. Mr. Barboza graduated from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in history and attended Yale University Graduate School.

**This event is off-the-record**

Event Details

Thu 11 Jan 2018
5:30 - 8 p.m.

Bechtel Conference Center

500 Washington Street

San Francisco, Ca 94111

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$15 Asia Society Members; $25 Non-Members
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