Alice Su

Beijing Bureau Chief

Alice Su is the Los Angeles Times’ Beijing bureau chief. Su grew up between Hong Kong, Taiwan, Shanghai and California, studied at Princeton University and Peking University, and freelanced in the Middle East for five years before joining The Times.

She won the Asia Society’s 2021 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in foreign correspondence, and the Society of Publishers in Asia’s 2021 Award for Young Journalists for her coverage of China.

Su also won the 2014 Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize from the United Nations Correspondents Assn. for her coverage of refugee crises in Jordan and Lebanon. She was a Livingston Award finalist in 2016 for her work on youth extremism in Jordan and Tunisia.