Yan Duan is from China. She is pursuing a master’s degree in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She attended Tianjin Foreign Studies University as an undergraduate, where she majored in English with a concentration in international journalism. After graduation from college, she worked in Hunan TV as a international news editor and then as a news reporter. She also worked as an assistant producer of a new entertainment/talk show program before she came to Columbia.
Most recently, she interned at Hong Kong Phoenix TV as a news reporter in its New York bureau.