The Jing Daily Team

Liz Flora, Editor-in-Chief. 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. Liz is  based in Beijing.


Philana Woo, Publisher. Philana joins Jing Daily from Modern Media Group, one of the premier print and digital magazine publishers in China where she was the advertising director for LEAP (艺术界). Previously, she worked as a copyeditor for the luxury division at FleishmanHillard, public relations assistant to an A-list actress at Huayi Brothers, news intern at The New York Times, and freelance Chinese-English interpreter/translator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Wellesley College and is a recipient of Fulbright and Henry Luce Foundation fellowships. Philana is based in Shanghai.

Cheryl Zhao, Marketing Manager. Prior to joining Jing Daily, Cheryl worked at Christie’s, interned at artnet and volunteered at The Armory Show. She is an art lover who is actively engaged in the New York art scene. Cheryl holds a master’s degree in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a bachelor of arts in Finance from Nanjing Normal University. A native Chinese, she also lived in Singapore for over seven years as a child and is well-versed in the cultures of China and Southeast Asia. Cheryl is based in New York.


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