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Tian Wei

Host of World Insight

Tian Wei is host of World Insight with Tian Wei on CGTN, the network’s debate and interview program.

Over the years, Tian has secured exclusive interviews with the world’s leading players, such as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and presidents and prime ministers from five continents. She has interacted with tech gurus, Nobel laureates, Oscar Award winners, Olympic champions, influential thought leaders, outstanding artists and exemplary women leaders from all over the world.

Tian started from a radio producer, reporter and talk show host at China Radio International. She was then stationed in Washington DC as a correspondent for CRI before joining CCTVNEWS, the predecessor of CGTN.

Tian was named as a "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum and she serves on its media council. Over the years, she has won various awards, including: China's National Journalism Awards, the National Award for International Broadcasters and CCTV Host of the Year.

Tian is actively involved and outspoken on issues of sustainable development, health, poverty alleviation, environmental protection and gender equity. She has been honored by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as a Special Advisor.