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CCTV NEWS Channel anchor Tian Wei

Editor: zhenglimin 丨CCTV.com

12-26-2014 10:41 BJT

Tian Wei is a leading TV anchorwoman in China’s international broadcasting industry.

She has been the host of "World Insight" from day one, ever since the program was transformed from a weekly news roundup into a global debate show.

As an interviewer, she's had exclusives with various heads of state and well-known international figures from all walks of life, including: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and various Nobel Prize Laureates.  

Her professional achievements have been widely recognized. In 2012 Tian Wei was named as a "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum. Over the years, she has also won various professional awards, including: China's National Journalism Awards, the National Award for International Broadcasters, and CCTV Host of the Year.

Tian Wei aspires to be the link between China and the World. In addition to her work at CCTV, she has also been active as moderator and speaker at some of the world's most important international forums and events, such as the Davos World Economic Forum, and the APEC CEO Summit. She has also been Master of Ceremonies for events and performances given by top Chinese leaders in honor of visiting foreign dignitaries.

Before joining CCTV, Tian Wei was a Washington Correspondent, the only female correspondent from China at the time.

Tian Wei started her career as a radio executive producer and host, establishing China's first foreign language radio talk show program.

She is actively involved and outspoken on issues of human development, environmental protection & climate change, and gender equality. She has been honored by the United Nations as a Special Advisor, a philanthropic title. She is also a member of the China Social and Economic Council, and the Chinese Western Returned Scholar Association.

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