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Katrina Northrop

Katrina Northrop

Staff Writer

katrina@thewire.media

Katrina Northrop is a journalist based in Washington, D.C. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Providence Journal, and SupChina. She earned her Master’s in Global Affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Brown University, where she studied International Development, with a focus on China. In 2023, Katrina…

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Katrina Northrop is a journalist based in Washington, D.C. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Providence Journal, and SupChina. She earned her Master’s in Global Affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Brown University, where she studied International Development, with a focus on China. In 2023, Katrina Northrop won the SOPA Award for Young Journalists for a “standout and impactful body of investigative work on China’s economic influence.”

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Articles

The China Whisperer

John Garnaut is one of the men most responsible for the global shift in China policy. As a journalist and then Australian government official, he was early to argue that the West was misunderstanding China's ideological underpinning. Now, with Garnaut Global, a consultancy for financial...

Crimes of Passion

The Chinese billionaire who pled guilty this week to illegally funneling money to New York politicians has a colorful business history in China, owning a notorious Beijing nightclub and amassing a media empire — all while stacking up a long list of legal troubles.