What is ChinaTalk?

A newsletter featuring deep, thoughtful coverage on China, technology, and US-China relations with over 35,000 free subscribers.

I’m Jordan Schneider, publisher of the newsletter and host of the accompanying ChinaTalk podcast. I’m also a fellow at American think tank CNAS.

Feel free to get in touch with me directly at Jordan@chinatalk.media. Or, here’s my Twitter and LinkedIn.

For business opportunities, check out our corporate site at chinatalk.info.


“I like it.” —National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

The podcast is my go-to Peloton listen.” National Security Advisor HR McMaster

“Don’t tell the other podcasters but ChinaTalk is one of the few shows I actually listen to.” — CEA Chair Jason Furman

“The only place where someone explained to me what the hell was going on"—NYTimes’ Chris Buckley.

Where’s a good place to start?

My best writing:

I made a Spotify playlist for ChinaTalk’s best podcasts.

What should I do now?

First, push the orange button.


Advertise on ChinaTalk!

I’m starting to incorporate more native advertising, and, where the fit is right, co-creating sponsored content and paid interviews.

The ChinaTalk audience is as influential as it gets. Thousands of senior government officials and business leaders rely on ChinaTalk to inform their decision-making. From key leadership in the White House to senior appointees, career officials at every relevant US agency, and senior Congressional staff, ChinaTalk readers quite literally write the policies that govern America’s relations with and response to China. And it’s not just in the US; half of the podcast’s listenership is abroad, with policymakers from capitals and embassies around the world engaging regularly with the platform.

ChinaTalk boasts deep readership in C-suites and executive ranks at Fortune 500 companies, the world’s largest sovereign wealth and hedge funds, as well as leading VC and PE investors.

ChinaTalk also drives coverage. For over a thousand journalists worldwide, ChinaTalk is a must-read. The newsletter boasts over a hundred active subscribers from the NY Times, WSJ, and FT alone.

Lastly, we’re launching a job board, a fantastic way to help your organization tap into ChinaTalk’s elite talent pool with deep expertise in China and technology policy.

If this is an audience you’re interested in reaching, respond to this email for a pitch deck and to start a conversation!  ChinaTalk has recently brought on an experienced partnerships development professional who will be able to help bring your organization’s message to our global audience of policymakers, business executives, and key stakeholders in the China policy space.

Reach out at jordan@chinatalk.media.

I also had a bad concussion a few years back and wrote about it here.

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