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XINHUA Online (China View)

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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/12/2018
Career Data Updated: 2/12/2018

PHOTO: Shen Haixiong
Shen Haixiong 慎海雄
Alternate Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; President, China Central Television (CCTV); Deputy Director, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television
Born: 1967

Biography Highlight

Shen Haixiong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1967, joined the CPC in 1987, and entered the work force in 1989. He graduated from Chinese Literature Department of Hangzhou University with a Bachelor Degree and Advanced EMBA of Shanghai Jiaotong University. From 2008 to 2012, he was Director of Shanghai Headquarters of Finance Information Platform of Xinhua News Agency. From 2012 to 2014 he was Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Xinhua News Agency. He was Vice-President of the Xinhua News Agency from 2014 to 2015. From 2015 to 2018 he was Director of the Propaganda Department of Guangdong Province. In 2018 he became President of China Central Television and deputy director of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. He is an alternate member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2018— Deputy Director, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television
2018— President, China Central Television (CCTV)
2017— Alternate Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2015—2018 Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Propaganda Department Guangdong Province
2015—2018 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Guangdong Province
2014—2015 Vice-President, Xinhua News Agency
2012—2014 Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Xinhua News Agency
2012— Member, Xinhua News Agency CPC, Leading Party Group
2012—2014 President, Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai Bureau Shanghai Municipality
2008—2012 Director, Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai Headquarters of Finance Information Platform Shanghai Municipality

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