Shirley Ying Han

Contributing Analyst

Shirley Ying Han is a Contributing Analyst for NewsGuard based in New York.

Han is a multimedia journalist with more than ten years of experience in covering general news, international affairs, and socio-economic issues for television broadcasting and online digital platforms, including CNN International and The Guardian (UK). One of her documentary films on the water crisis in the North China Plain received the Award of Excellence at the 2014 Canada International Film Festival. Her articles have appeared in outlets such as CNN, The Korea Herald, and Mehr News.

She earned a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with a concentration in politics and global affairs. She is also an alumna of the International Fellows Program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, specializing in U.S. foreign policy.

Prior to New York, she lived and worked in mainland China, South Korea, Iran, Hong Kong, and France.