Keith Richburg

Keith Richburg

Journalist, Author


Keith Richburg is Director of Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

Richburg is a journalist and former China correspondent spent more than thirty years for The Washington Post, serving as bureau chief in Paris, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Nairobi, and Manila. He covered the invasion in Iraq, the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the US military intervention in Somalia, the genocide in Rwanda, and the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China. He was also The Post’s Foreign Editor from 2005-2007 and helped cover the 2008 U.S. presidential election. He has won several numerous awards for his foreign coverage, including two George Polk Awards, and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. His 1997 book, Out Of America, chronicles his travels across Africa.

Keith Richburg是香港大學新聞及傳媒中心的主任。Keith曾是一名記者,在華盛頓郵報服務超過三十年。他曾先後擔任該報巴黎、香港、雅加達、內羅華和馬尼拉等地的主管,報導過伊拉克戰爭、塔利班在阿富汗的衰落、美國軍事介入索馬里地區、盧安達的種族滅絕和1997年香港回歸等著名事件。此外,他曾於2005-2007年間擔任The Post的海外編輯,報導2008年美國總統大選。Keith獲獎無數,包括兩次奪得喬治鮑克新聞獎和入圍普立茲獎。他在1997年出版的書《Out of America》講述了有關他在非洲旅遊時的經歷。

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