Eileen Hsieh (繁體: 謝雅琳, 简体:谢雅琳) is a bilingual journalist and blogger based in London, and the former host of CNN's weekly Chinese news program which ran from 2009-2011.
In April 2009 CNN launched its first-ever Mandarin program on CNN.com, using traditional Chinese characters.
She was born in Taiwan and speaks fluent English and Mandarin.
She joined CNN in 2000. Her focus was international news and was a key force in CNN's Iraq war in 2003 and the 2004 U.S. presidential election coverage.
In December 2006, she was in Baghdad for Saddam Hussein's execution. In December 2008 she went to Athens, Greece to cover the anarchist riots.
She launched CNN's first Chinese news program in April 2009, a weekly news review available on CNN.com. She's also been awarded two Peabody Award for journalism excellence.
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- ^ How CNN covers the War in Iraq
- ^ CNN 2004 Presidential Election Coverage
- ^ Riots in Greece, 2008