Xinyan Yu
Xinyan yu

Xinyan is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker based in Washington DC. She has directed, produced, filmed and edited stories for the BBC, CNBC, PBS NOVA, PBS Frontline and NHK. Born and raised in China, she's been working for top-tier international newsrooms in Asia and the US for over a decade. Now an independent filmmaker, she's working on her feature documentary debut supported by Ford Foundation, IDA and the Danish Film Institute. She is a New America National Fellow, a Firelight Media Doc Lab fellow, a Brown Girls Doc Mafia Sustainable Artist fellow and an alumnus of the Yaddo Residency.