Fang Block 崔芳

Dow Jones


I am covering a new beat-luxury real estate news for Dow Jones-owned Mansion Global. I plan to take some courses in real estate management. I love to work out and aim to run a half marathon this year.

What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?

I became a reporter for the People’s Daily in China in 1997. I have been working as a journalist ever since.

What keeps you awake at night?

Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines

What books are currently on your bedside table?

Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe; Charles and Emma: Darwin’s Leap of Faith; Always the Bridesmaid by Lindsey Kelk (Advance Reader’s Edition)

When do you feel most free?

Reading with my two beautiful daughters.

What was the last present you gave someone?

A bouquet for a friend.

What’s your view on money?

You can never have enough money.

What is an extraordinary place you have recently traveled to?

Divine Road in Hebei, China

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

I traveled to 48 states while at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.