NYTimes hires Swanson to cover trade
The New York Times has hired Ana Swanson to cover trade from its Washington bureau.
She starts on Sept. 11.
Swanson comes to The Times from The Washington Post, where she covers trade, the Federal Reserve and the economy.
A native of Story City, Iowa, Swanson graduated from Northwestern in 2004 with a degree in cultural anthropology. She spent eight years in China learning Mandarin and writing about business and economics, was editor-in-chief of China Economic Review magazine from 2011 to 2013, then moved to Washington to earn a master’s degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
She has freelanced for numerous publications, including Foreign Policy, Forbes, CNN and The Atlantic, and is a regular contributor to American Public Media’s “Marketplace.”
She also helps run the International China Journalists Association.