Lingling Wei is a special writer for Dow Jones Newswires in New York, covering financial-services firms including mortgage lenders and credit-card companies. Since joining Dow Jones in 2001, she also has covered bankruptcy and accounting, and originated coverage of the financial advisor and consumer finance sectors.
Lingling won a 2007 Best In Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers for her coverage of mortgage finance during 2006.
Born in Nanchang, China, she received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai and a M.A. in business and economic journalism from New York University.
Before coming to the U.S. in 1999, she worked as a Shanghai-based business correspondent for China Daily. Lingling lives in New York City with her husband, Limin Huang, a nanotechnology scientist.