Nathan VanderKlippe

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Nathan VanderKlippe is a Canadian reporter native to West Lincoln, Ontario.[1] He currently works as a foreign correspondent for The Globe and Mail and is based in the United States. He has previously worked as the newspaper's Asia correspondent, during which time he was based in Beijing.[2] VanderKlippe is a recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the Gold National Magazine Award for his work at The Walrus and a Norman Webster Award for International Reporting for his reporting on China's abuses of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.[1][3][4]

In 2017, Vanderklippe was briefly detained by the Chinese government while attempting to conduct interviews in Xinjiang.[5][6][7]

VanderKlippe has lived in China with his family since 2013.[1] In addition to English, he is a fluent speaker of French and Mandarin.[2]


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  2. ^ a b "Nathan VanderKlippe". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2021-09-13.
  3. ^ Adams, James (2012). "Walrus wins big at National Magazine Awards". The Globe and Mail.
  4. ^ "Here is a list of the 2020 National Newspaper Award finalists and winners". The Toronto Star. The Canadian Press. 7 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Globe and Mail journalist detained briefly by Chinese police". CBC News. The Canadian Press. 23 August 2017.
  6. ^ Rudolph, Josh (24 August 2017). "Canadian Journalist Briefly Detained in Xinjiang". China Digital Times.
  7. ^ "Twitter to the rescue for American journalists detained in China". The Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong. Retrieved 2021-06-21.