Angela Hou, Vice President of Business Development. Born and raised in Taiwan, Angela is a native Chinese speaker who have had substantial experience and success as a performer in Asia Pacific region, including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. In 2007, Angela moved to Beijing, spearheading a 15-person marketing team responsible for production of a startup music company that resulted in increased brand awareness and additional sponsorship acquisitions. This success motivated her to pursue a professional career in Marketing. She then moved to New York in 2009 and studied Global Marketing at New York University and Image Consulting at the Fashion Institute of Technology. During her study, she had summer internship opportunity as a personal shopper, working closely with ultra high net worth individuals in Hong Kong. Angela joined Jing Daily team in 2012 and continues to contribute a wealth of insights to Jing Daily’s editorial and marketing efforts.
Liz Flora, Editor. Liz joins Jing Daily from Asia Society, where she was a contributor to the Asia Blog in the fields of arts, business, policy, and culture. She has also contributed to The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and Hyphen. Previously, she interned at the Center for a New American Security and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. She holds a master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international studies from University of Chicago.
Philana Woo, Associate Publisher. Philana is a second generation San Franciscan and recent New York transplant. Upon graduating from Wellesley College with a degree in International Relations and Chinese Studies, she bought a one-way ticket to Beijing and received a crash course in advanced Chinese language and culture by working as a translator, interpreter, and editor for most of the top Chinese contemporary art practitioners and institutions. She lived in Beijing from 2006-2012, witnessing pre- and post- Olympic Games and World Expo China. Her diverse professional experiences include working as an intern for The New York Times, publicist for leading actress Zhou Xun, copyeditor for FleishmanHillard, and heading up the advertising division for LEAP, China’s premier contemporary art print and online publication, part of Modern Media Group. Philana is the recipient of Fulbright and Henry Luce Foundation fellowships.
Susan Delson, Editorial Director. A seasoned editor of magazines, books, and digital media, Delson played a key role in the development of Jing Daily and oversees its editorial strategy and positioning. A former editor at Forbes, Susan was for many years the editor-in-chief of Museums Magazines. She has edited several books on contemporary art and culture, including Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals (Prestel, 2012).
Plus contributing writers and columnists in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Sydney, Taipei, and beyond.