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Alizila is the news hub for Alibaba Group

Alizila is the news hub for Alibaba Group, the world's largest online and mobile commerce company.

The focus of Alizila’s coverage is Alibaba corporate and business unit news, the digital economy and e-commerce industry, and China-specific insights. As journalists, we aim to produce interesting, timely stories with accuracy, integrity and transparency. We provide the behind-the-scenes insights into the people, businesses and innovations that drive Alibaba Group to help our readers better understand the company and the role it plays in China and the world.

For those who are wondering, the Alizila name is a palindrome. To us, it signifies that—backwards and forwards—we provide the “A-to-Z” of information about Alibaba Group.

We encourage you to share this information. All stories, photos, videos and other content posted on Alizila may be republished and re-used free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Our Team

Alison Tudor Ackroyd
Managing Editor

Alison Tudor-Ackroyd

Alison joined Alibaba Group in 2021 as Managing Editor of its corporate newsroom Alizila. Alison is an award-winning, multimedia editor with over two decades of experience in journalism at publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and most recently, the South China Morning Post. In her career, she has worked as a financial and business correspondent in Tokyo, London, Milan, Paris and for the last 11 years in Hong Kong. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Politics from Durham University.

Team 2
Executive Producer

Julie Huang

Julie Huang Tsang joined Alibaba Group in 2011 and runs video and multimedia production at Alizila. Huang Tsang worked for NBC Nightly News, Channel One and CNET News.com, and served as director of broadcast communications at Yahoo! in Silicon Valley. She holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is based in San Francisco.

Content Editor

Monica Suk

Monica joined Alibaba Group as a content editor in Hong Kong in 2020. Previously, she was a corporate communication manager at consumer drone company DJI in its Shenzhen and Seoul offices. Prior to that, Monica spent several years as a journalist at the Korea Herald, covering some of the country's largest conglomerates and spearheading the integration of the paper's print and digital newsroom.

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Team 4
Senior Multimedia Producer

Di (Woody) WU

Di (Woody) Wu is a video director/producer whose skill set includes photography, video shooting, film editing, production management and digital marketing. Prior to joining Alibaba in November 2017, he worked as the video director for a start-up media company focusing on innovation and entrepreneurs. The Yunnan native earned his bachelor's degree in cinema and television from Hong Kong Baptist University. He is based at Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Team 5
Content Writer

Christine Chou

Christine Chou joined Alibaba Group as a content writer in 2017. Previously, she was a reporter at The China Post in Taiwan, where she wrote about business, technology and culture. Bilingual in English and Mandarin, she holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chou is an avid fan of music, theater and art. When she’s not reporting, she’s exploring the growing arts and creative scene in China. She is based at Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Business Intelligence Manager

Jing Wang

Jing Wang was previously a research analyst at Fung Global Retail & Technology, the research division of Hong Kong-based Fung Group. Her bicultural background positioned her well to serve as the firm’s in-house expert on China business and provide research and advice to FGRT’s Fortune 100 retailer clients and partners. Based in San Francisco, she now provides insights to Alibaba’s business units and manages industry-analyst relations for the International Corporate Affairs team.

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Awards

Award 1

Gold Stevies

2020

Award 3

Ragans PR Daily Awards

2020

Award 2

North American Sabre Awards

2019




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