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Liza Lin

Shanghai, China
Technology Reporter — The Wall Street Journal
Covers:  The dynamics and competition between China's internet giants, Chinese startups and venture capital.

Reporter for the WSJ China team covering Alibaba, tech startups and venture capital in China. Cookie-lover. Travel and adventure junkie.

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Reporter with 9 years of experience across Asia, with a strong focus on China and South East Asia, coupled with diverse skills and experiences across economic, political and financial fields. Liza studied journalism in Singapore's Nanyang Technological University and finished a Masters degree in ...

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Telling the untold stories and connecting the dots globally by informing someone sitting halfway across the world what it means to them.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I was the sports editor for my college newspaper. I've always been keen on sports, but somehow found my way into business and general news.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Push the envelope. Nobody said it was going to be easy but the payoff is gold.