Featured journalist: Stuart Leavenworth
Today's featured journalist is Stuart Leavenworth, Beijing Bureau Chief for McClatchy Newspapers. A journalist with more than 25 years at daily newspapers, Leavenworth started his career in Tokyo, working for the Asahi Evening News. After earning a M.S. in journalism at Columbia, he worked at papers in Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina before joining The Sacramento Bee in 1999. After a sabbatical in 2009 working as a chef apprentice at Oliveto, an Italian restaurant in the Bay Area, he returned to The Bee as editorial page editor later that year. Quite a career! Check out his latest McClatchy work in his Muck Rack portfolio, starting with "China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm" (197 shares) or "Tiananmen anniversary has Hong Kong agonizing over its future" (61 shares).