James T. AREDDY (艾华添) is an American journalist who has been posted to Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York. 

Mr. Areddy reported from Shanghai for The Wall Street Journal and its sister publications between 2002 and 2020, when China's government expelled him along with a group of other American correspondents. Mr. Areddy began reporting for the U.S. newspaper and Dow Jones & Co. in the late 1980s and has written stories for many sections of the Journal and its affiliate publications. He has appeared on radio and television and spoken at universities.

During his over 25 years in Asia, Mr. Areddy covered China's emergence as an economic juggernaut and world power. Mr. Areddy's reporting included travel throughout China and many other countries to gauge the global impact that the world's most populous nation was having on business, politics, security, society and the environment.

Mr. Areddy was a joint winner of both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and the 2010 Overseas Press Club of America's Malcolm Forbes Award, plus has received awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia

He moved to Shanghai in 2002 after a scholarship year at California's Stanford University as part of the program John S. Knight Fellowships for Professional JournalistsPreviously, Mr. Areddy spent over eight years based in Hong Kong for Dow Jones, where he reported throughout Asia. His journalism career began in New York City with The Journal and Dow Jones. Previous work included research at a bank, staff of a sportscasting association, table service in restaurants and cabby behind the wheel of a yellow taxi in New York City.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Business Administration at Marquette University, where he specialized in finance and marketing.

Born in June 1963, Mr. Areddy is a U.S. citizen and Toledo, Ohio native. He speaks Mandarin Chinese. Mr. Areddy is married to a fashion designer and the couple has a daughter.


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