Breaking: Jessica Sier moves out of tech for Asia gigBy Phil Sim in Media News on Tuesday, 13th February 2024 at 3:57pm
The Australian Financial Review's technology reporter Jessica Sier is taking on a new challenge being appointed the masthead's North Asia Correspondent, taking over from Michael Smith.
Sier will take up the role on April 1st, and will operate out of Tokyo, Japan.
Currently working on the AFR's tech desk, Sier has specialised in reporting on cryptocurrency and Web 3.
"My instructions are to write about anything amazing, unreal, shocking, weird, tense or confusing that is happening across Asia," she said in a LinkedIn post.
Which is not to say she is leaving her tech roots behind entirely, commenting that she is particularly interested in the "digitisation of the Chinese economy".
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