September 2, 1987 |
London, England, United Kingdom
|Education||University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.A.; Johns Hopkins University-Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) M.A.]|
In 2007, Aurora Carlson was hired as the youngest-ever PRC Foreign Expert to China Central Television (CCTV). She hosted a weekly series called Rediscovering China, a documentary-style program exploring socio-economic changes throughout the country. The show was filmed on-location at rural and urban sites across mainland China. She conducted interviews in Mandarin Chinese, followed by English commentary. She also wrote stories for CCTV News.
Carlson hosted a Mandarin Chinese language series broadcast daily during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The 24-part series is due to be published into a book, by Popular Science Press (China).