Matt  Rusling

Matt Rusling

Matt Rusling has lived and worked on five continents for nearly seven years and reported from Japan, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Washington DC. He has interviewed U.S. defense secretaries, White House officials, Japanese politicians, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, North Korean refugees and human trafficking victims. He has toured the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba prison that houses al Qaeda members and lived in Zimbabwe when the country’s economy plunged into chaos in 2000. Matt’s work has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, South China Morning Post, Cambodia Daily, Asia Times and Buffalo News. He has appeared on BBC Radio and NPR as a guest and one of his stories has been published in a college text book. He covers Washington as a Special Correspondent for Xinhua News Agency, China’s leading international news service with millions of readers and a global presence.