Heesun Wee is an award-winning features reporter and editor for CNBC.com, where she covers topics that span manufacturing, agriculture, emerging markets and the North Korean economy.
Wee has a specialty in long-form, multimedia storytelling. In 2015, she received a Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Best in Business award for digital explanatory journalism. The package featured North Korean millennials affecting change through market forces and smuggled technology. She's also traveled to the Central Valley to document how the rising middle class in China, and their growing appetite or specialty crops, is altering food production and water consumption in the American West.
She was a documentary media student at The New School, USC Knight Digital Media Center fellow and graduate of the Asian American Journalists Association's Executive Leadership Program. She previously worked for Yahoo!, Bloomberg and Businessweek.com as a reporter and multimedia producer.