Xu Guangchun, male, Han nationality, is native of Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1944, graduated from People's University of China and joined the CPC in 1973.
Xu spent over ten years in various press organizations in Anhui Province. In 1985, he joined the Shanghai Bureau of Xinhua News Agency and transferred to the Beijing bureau in 1988. He later became Editor-and Chief of the Guangming Daily and Director of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.
He served as secretary of the CPC Henan provincial committee from 2004-2009 and was a a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. He is currently a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Deputy Director of the Financial and Economic Committee of the 11th NPC.