Jocelyn Ford

Jocelyn Ford

Jocelyn Ford is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who has lived in Asia for three decades. For more than ten years she was bureau chief for U.S. public radio’s premier business show, Marketplace, first in Tokyo and then in Beijing. In 2014 she made her directorial debut with the documentary Nowhere To Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing, which premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, about a traditional Tibetan family trying to survive in contemporary China. Ford, the former chair of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China’s media freedom committee, is a pioneer in pushing for media freedom and giving voice to marginalized groups.

March 20: Minority Matters: Focus on Ethnicity in Chinese Culture

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