Mary Kay Magistad

Creator and Host, "Whose Century Is It?" Podcast

Mary Kay Magistad is creator and host of the “Whose Century Is It?” podcast, a Webby Award honoree about ideas, trends, and twists shaping the 21st century. She also teaches international reporting to undergraduates at University of California, Berkeley. A former award-winning East Asia correspondent, Magistad was based in Beijing and traveled throughout China and the greater Asian region and beyond, reporting for PRI/BBC’s “The World on the global impact of China’s rise. Previously, she was based in Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Beijing for NPR. Magistad has been a fellow at the Institute for the Future and a Nieman Fellow and Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University.  

Videos/Audio of Mary Kay Magistad

The last year has seen a clear trend toward a more authoritarian China at home and a more aggressive China overseas. As... See more
President Obama told incoming President Trump that North Korea would likely be the toughest item on his to-do list, and... See more