Jingnan Peng reports and produces feature videos and explainers for the Monitor. He spearheads innovative visual styles from slow-motion to stop-motion claymation. He previously worked in New York, covering breaking news for Agence France-Presse (AFP), and making viral social media videos for Quartz.
A Beijing native, Jing spent most of his childhood competing in math Olympics. He studied literature and film as an undergraduate at Yale, and completed a Master's degree at Columbia Journalism School. Jing loves cats, H-Mart, and languages. Fluent in Mandarin and French, he is currently improving his German and Japanese.