Vincent Fan

Vincent Yuan Fan is a media specialist with considerable East-West experience and knowledge acquired through working at a number of international news organisations such as The Associated Press, the BBC and China's official wire service Xinhua. Vincent is now Deputy General Manager of China Daily UK, which publishes the European edition of China Daily, the biggest English language newspaper in China. A business weekly, the European edition is circulated in about 25 European countries (Cir. 90,000+ ABC Certified). The paper won The International Newspaper of the Year Award from the British Newspaper Awards in 2014 .

Born in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang, Vincent went to study at the University of California at Berkeley in the late 1980s before joining the BBC in London 1992 first as a producer at the World Service. In the next 15 years, he worked in a variety of posts and capacities, such as a broadcast journalist, senior producer and editor. Apart from the Chinese Service, where he spent most years, he also had stints with the BBC TV, newsroom and the Sport.

Prior to joining China Daily in 2010, he was the Editor of a multimedia multilingual content production centre of The Associated Press based in Beijing.


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