Liz Flora, Editor-in-Chief. Prior to joining Jing Daily in 2013, Liz worked at Asia Society, where she contributed to Asia Blog the fields of arts, business, policy, and culture. Her work has also been published in The Atlantic, Roads and Kingdoms, Slate, Foreign Policy, Business of Fashion, artnet News, Skift, 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.
Jessica Rapp, Associate Editor. Passionate about style and design, Jessica has been writing about China’s emerging independent fashion scene and the country’s creative industries since moving to Beijing in 2011. She spent two years covering the capital’s dynamic fashion world in depth as style editor of the Beijinger magazine, and her work has also been published in Dwell, Design Sponge, Roads and Kingdoms, Melting Butter, and artnet News. She has also collaborated with U.S.-based lifestyle blog Votre Grande Soeur to bring Chinese designers to Portland, Oregon and New York to host pop-up shops and gallery shows. She holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Truman State University in Missouri.
Plus contributing writers and columnists in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Sydney, Taipei, and beyond.