Rick Dunham

Director, Global Business Journalism Program

Rick Dunham is co-director of the Global Business Journalism program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. A veteran political journalist and one of America’s foremost authorities on the use of social media for journalism, he is the creator of the popular blog “Texas on the Potomac."

He was Washington bureau chief of the Houston Chronicle from 2007-13 and also served as Hearst Newspapers Washington bureau chief from 2009 to 2012.

He is a past president of the National Press Club and the National Press Club Journalism Institute.