As an Associate at Baobab Group, Wei brings to the team an understanding of journalism-based research, and how to take advantage of social media platforms to amplify a cause or raise the profile of a company. Wei provides client media monitoring, and develops the ‘Daily Prism’ that includes news of the day in Central and Eastern Europe.
Previously, Wei worked as intern News Assistant at the Associated Press in Beijing, where she coordinated phone calls among the AP’s London headquarters, the Hong Kong and Beijing bureaus, and story distributors. She monitored the most demanding China-focused stories, while helping tailor them to the interests of the AP’s clients. In Washington, Wei previously interned at the Hudson Institute on the Political-Military team, where she coordinated meetings among D.C.-based Chinese diplomats and members of the Hudson Institute.
Wei resides in Washington D.C., where she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Public Relations & Corporate Communications at Georgetown University. She received her bachelor’s degrees in Broadcast Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, and International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. Wei speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.