Jamila Trindle is a versatile, award-winning reporter who has covered the nexus between the financial industry and Washington for the past three years for the Wall Street Journal. Before moving back to the U.S. to cover the post-crisis economy for PBS, she was a freelance reporter in China, Indonesia and Turkey for NPR, Marketplace, the Guardian and others. She moved to China to work inside a Chinese television station in Shanghai on a yearlong fellowship from the Luce Foundation, and stayed on to cover the Sichuan earthquake, the Beijing Olympics, underground hip-hop and the fledgling salami industry.  In the normal course of reporting she has been stopped by authorities in several countries, but only ever detained in New Jersey.

Jamila Trindle

Jamila Trindle is a senior reporter who covers finance, economics and business where they intersect with national security and foreign policy. Her beat spans everything from the economic underpinnings of conflict to sanctions, corruption and terror finance. Before coming to Foreign Policy magazine, Jamila reported for the Wall Street Journal’s Washington bureau, covering financial regulation and economics. She has also worked as a foreign correspondent in China, Indonesia and Turkey as a freelancer for NPR, Marketplace, The Guardian and others. She moved back to the U.S. to cover the post-crisis economy for PBS in 2009.
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