Dorinda Elliott

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Dorinda Elliott "joined TIME as business editor in May 2004. She oversees TIME's business and financial coverage, as well as the Inside Business and Global Business demographic editions of TIME.

"Ms. Elliott is an award-winning journalist, most notably having won an Overseas Press Club Award for coverage of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese sovereignty. Elliott began her journalism career in 1980 as a banking reporter for The Journal of Commerce in New York. In 1983 she worked as a copy editor at the Asian Wall Street Journal based in Hong Kong. From 1984 to 1986, she served as Hong Kong correspondent for Business Week magazine, covering the beginnings of China's reforms and the rise of Asia's so-called "tiger economies." In 1986, Ms. Elliott joined Newsweek as Hong Kong correspondent. In 1991, she was a Gannett Fellow at the Gannett Center for Journalism at Columbia University in New York.

"From 1986 to 2000, Ms. Elliott worked at Newsweek in a variety of positions. As Beijing bureau chief during the late 1980s, she covered China's reforms and the student movement of 1989. She worked for three years as Moscow Bureau Chief during Boris Yeltsin's presidency and spent a year as a European correspondent, before moving to Hong Kong. There, she worked as Hong Kong Bureau Chief, and then Asia editor. She covered the fall of Indonesia's Suharto, Malaysia's reform movement, and the 1998 Asian financial crisis. As Hong Kong Bureau Chief, Ms. Elliott won an Overseas Press Club (OPC) award for coverage of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese sovereignty, and another shared OPC award for China reporting.

"Prior to joining TIME, Ms. Elliott spent a year as Editor in Chief of Newsweek Select, a Chinese-language monthly. Between 2000 and 2002, she was Editor of Asiaweek in Hong Kong and Editor at Large for Time, Inc.

"Ms. Elliott graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in East Asian Studies. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Russian and French." [1]

Her father is the late Osborn Elliott.

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