Pan Deng joined CCTV-News in 2006. Before going behind the studio desk in 2009, he reported a wide range of news events and issues, including the Beijing Olympics, the massive Wenchuan earthquake, China's first spacewalk and the riots in Urumuqi. He's the winner of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union's TV Award on Promoting the Prevention of HIV/AIDS.
Pan Deng got his Bachelor's degree from the Communication University of China. He then got his first Master's degree in journalism from the University of Westminster in the UK and his second Master's degree in international relations from Peking University.
Pan Deng is a vinyl records collector and photographer in his spare time.