Kristie Lu Stout Biography – Kristie Lu Stout Wiki
Kristie Lu Stout is an American journalist and anchor. She is a news anchor and correspondent for CNN, based in Hong Kong, China. Stout reports from the newsroom and in the field on major breaking news stories including US-China tensions, the National Security Law, the coronavirus pandemic, the Hong Kong protests, the New Zealand terror attacks, North Korea’s advancing weapons tests, and the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
She also hosts feature programs for CNN, lecently presenting Tech For Good, a television and digital series comprised of intimate, inspiring, and transformative stories from every corner of the globe. In her feature show Inventing Tomorrow, Lu Stout interviews the entrepreneurs, experts, and businesses developing innovative ways to battle and navigate the COVID-19 health crisis.
Based in China for two decades, Lu Stout maintains a focus on how developments in China are changing the world for all of us. From anchoring CNN’s groundbreaking “Eye on China” series in 2004 to covering the Trump-Xi Summit in Beijing, Lu Stout has remained committed to reporting on the country. She was also instrumental in launching “On China,” CNN’s first-ever regular series focused on the country a first by any international TV news network.
Her program “Inventing Tomorrow Tech in a Pandemic” was awarded Best Covid-19 Factual Feature at the 2020 Content Asia Awards. In 2018, Lu Stout was awarded Best News or Current Affairs Presenter at the Asian Academy Creative Awards, while the news program she conceived and launched in 2010, News Stream- was awarded Best News Program. She has also been recognized multiple times at the Asia Television Awards, and by the Royal Television Society for her coverage of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Stout grew up in Cupertino, California, and graduated from Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California, where she was a founding member of the Lynbrook Speech and Debate Club and worked as a model in her teens.
She attended Stanford University, where she studied journalism she was writing for The Stanford Daily and KZSU. In the 1990s, she moved to China to learn Standard Chinese at Tsinghua University, freelance for the South China Morning Post, and worked at Sohu. In 1996, she started working as an editorial intern at Wired, and in 1997 she graduated with a master’s degree in media studies from Stanford.
Kristie Lu Stout Age
She was born on December 7, 1974, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Kristie Lu Stout Husband
She is married to her husband Seung Chong. Her husband is a Malaysian Chinese attorney. The couple has a daughter together known as Arabella. The family lives together in Hong Kong.
Kristie Lu Stout Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.78m) tall.
Kristie Lu Stout Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of $80 thousand.
Kristie Lu Stout Net Worth
Kristie Lu Stout’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.