Katrina Beikoff is a Walkley-award winning journalist, columnist, communications consultant and mother of two. As a journalist Katrina has covered Australian and international politics, health, sports and education. In 2000 she won Australia’s top journalism award for exposing CJ Hunter, America’s world shot-put champion and the husband of disgraced sprint champ Marion Jones, as a drug cheat.
She briefly left newspapers to take up a position as a media advisor and political strategist based in Canberra, before returning to print as a freelance writer and columnist.
Out of the blue, she and her husband and their two young children up and moved to China where she discovered a complex land of mystery and a whole lot of dumplings. She now lives with her family on Queensland’s Gold Coast writing for various publications not owned by the Chinese Communist Party.