Dong Qing

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Dong Qing
Native name 董卿
Born (1973-11-17) November 17, 1973 (age 43)
Shanghai
Residence Beijing
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Shanghai Theatre Academy
East China Normal University
Occupation Host
Years active 1993 - present
Television China Central Television (CCTV)
Awards Golden Mike Award
2001
Golden Mike Award
2006
Golden Eagle Award for Best Programme Host
2006

Dong Qing (Chinese: 董卿; pinyin: Dǒng Qīng; born 17 November 1973) is a Chinese television host.[1] Since 2005, she has hosted the annual CCTV New Year's Gala.

She has won the Golden Mike Award's for Television in 2001 and 2006, and has received Golden Eagle Award for Best Programme Host in 2006.[1]

Biography[edit]

Dong was born in a highly educated family in Shanghai in 1973, both her father and mother were graduates of Fudan University.[1]

Dong secondary studied at Jiaxing No.1 High School, she graduated from Shanghai Theatre Academy in 1993, where she majored in broadcast, then she studied at East China Normal University.[1]

Dong worked in Zhejiang Television from 1993 to 1995 and OTV from 1995 to 2002.[1]

From May 2002 to present, Dong worked in China Central Television.[1]

Dong hosted the CCTV New Year's Gala from 2005 to present.[1][2]

In 2016, she began her plan to produce a show about reading. The first episode of her show "Readers" went on air in February 2017 and became an instant hit.

Awards[edit]

  • 2001 Golden Mike Award's for Television[1]
  • 2006 Golden Mike Award's for Television[1]
  • 2006 Golden Eagle Award for Best Programme Host[1]

Personal life[edit]

Dong maintains a very low profile with her personal life. The only two relationships she has shared with the public are her first love (a Zhejiang University graduate student) and her relationship with a civil servant in Shanghai after she returned to Shanghai to start a new page of her career.

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