About Me

Pei-Yu Lin is a bilingual journalist who speaks both English and Mandarin Chinese. She previously interned as a breaking news reporter with The Arizona Republic and as a reporter at Radio Free Asia Mandarin Service.

Her work has focused on, but not limited to, breaking news and crime in Arizona, human rights issues in Mainland China, overseas Hong Kong pro-democracy movements, southeast migrant workers in Taiwan, and Arab culture in the Middle East. 

Lin’s stories have been published by several media outlets, including The Arizona Republic, Arizona Daily Star, El Inde, Patagonia Regional Times, Radio Free Asia Mandarin Service, The Taipei Times, The Jordan Times, The Reporter, The Initium, Caixin Globus and Insight Post International Affairs.

Currently based in the US, Lin recently completed her M.A. degree in Journalism at The University of Arizona. Before becoming a wildcat, she studied Arabic for more than four years and received her bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language and Culture at National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

From 2016 to 2017, she studied Modern Standard Arabic at the University of Jordan. It was the Middle East that had changed her worldview and turned her into a truth seeker and a storyteller.

Peiyu Lin’s resume can be found here. Reference is available at request.