Intro & Team 介绍及团队

History
In mid-2007, Oriental Vision created a partnership with Jim Rothstein, the initiator of DalianXpat.com, and AMMAT Dalian, to publish the first issue of the magazine, called “Focus Dalian,” for the 2007 Davos meeting. That publication, humble though it was, stirred up a great deal of interest. Foreign writers living in Dalian suddenly had a forum for expression. Businesses suddenly had a print vehicle to reach an English-speaking audience. And the community suddenly had a platform for informational and cultural exchanges.
In the Spring of 2010, the magazine went through a major reorganization and redesign. With new staff on board and a new look and feel, Focus on Dalian was re-born. With a significant increase in the Chinese content, Focus on Dalian expanded its capacity to reach the residents of the city, and to create a place for local and foreign residents come together. We’re working to make this the best and most exciting city in China to live, now and into the future.
Though the staff has changed through the years, and the organization has grown from a volunteer core of dedicated community members to a professional organization that seeks to continually improve the quality of our publication. But we’re still sustained by a great core of community members, both paid and volunteer. Back in its beginnings, the magazine was “for the community, by the community.” We still hold that ideal in making sure that we keep the focus on Dalian and its residents.

The Magazine
With our media savvy production team and experienced writers from the community, we bring everything of interest into one magazine. Always keeping our readers informed with upcoming events and the latest developments; providing guides, reviews and interesting articles from fashion, food, travel, sport, nightlife, business and daily life; in other words: everything needed to get the most out of Dalian.

Mission
Focus on Dalian strives to produce a world class magazine that is anticipated, read and enjoyed each month by every person in Dalian and beyond, whether their ability in English is novice, moderate or native, and together with our website and events galvanize the entire community together with a ‘people first’ ideal. We will treat our customers like friends, our employees like family, and the Dalian community like our home, working together to make this the best and most exciting city in China to live, now and into the future.
Focus can be obtained for FREE through our distribution network. Prominent pick-up points include 5 Star hotels, cafés, Western restaurants, big enterprises, language schools and travel agencies. Our customer base extends beyond Dalian; our readership is international.
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Focus on Dalian Team — 东方视野团队

Management  高管团队
Publisher / 编辑出版:  Oriental Vision Communications Co., Ltd. Dalian
Chairman / 董事长:  Lv Tongju
General Manager / 总经理:  Jenny Diao
Project Director / 项目总监:  Angela Zhang
English Editor in Chief / 英文主编:  Daniel Jones
Chinese Chief Editor / 中文主编:  Legend Wang

PR and Events  公共部及活动部
PR Director / 公共部总监:  Melissa Xu
PR Project Manager /公关部项目经理:  Du Yingying
Events Managers/ 活动经理:  Jack Xu, Kenny Qu, Liang Sicong

Marketing and Consulting  营销及咨询
Marketing Director / 营销总监:  Ross Newell
Senior Consultant / 高级顾问:  Zhao Tian, Lisa Wang
Junior Consultant / 初级顾问:  Zheng Zaijin, Li Lidong
Distribution Managers / 发行总管:  Shania Fu, Gloria Yang
Planning Manager / 策划部: Mu Yuhan, Zhang Zhiyi

Editiorial  编辑部
English Editor / 英文编辑:  Aaron Bartholomew
Chinese Editor / 中文编辑:  Zooey Xie
Translation / 翻译:  Chen Lina, Emma You
Staff Editors / 编辑:  Jamil Juma, Alia Juma, Blanca Valencia
Staff Writers / 撰稿人:  Mira Wu, Yu Ge, George Jolliffe, Miles McFall, Julien David Le Gentil, James Howden, Linda Y. W. Li, Echo Hao, Chris Livengood, Uliana Olson, Debbie Cotti, Huang Haisu, Zhang Shikun
Interns / 实习:  Preye Kemenanabo

Art Design  美编
Art Directors / 设计总监:  Liu Xiao
Design Supervisor / 创意主管:  Ding Ding
Design Team / 美编:  Wang Gang, Summer Zhou, Sun Mengsha, Veronica Song

Photography  摄影
Tree Wang

Social Media and IT  社会媒体及IT
IT Manager / 技术总监:  Chen Yu
Social Media / 社会媒体:  Joyce Tao