|Name Shen Haixiong|
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Shen Haixiong (Chinese: 慎海雄; pinyin: Shèn Haǐxíong; born April 1967) is a Chinese journalist and propaganda official, serving since July 2015 as the propaganda chief of Guangdong Province.
Shen was born in Huzhou, Zhejiang province. He earned a bachelor's degree in Chinese at Hangzhou University, then an executive MBA from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He spent much of his career as a reporter and news editor, starting at the Zhejiang provincial division of Xinhua News Agency, then the editor-in-chief of the Shanghai branch of Xinhua, specializing in finance. He was selected for the "ten best Xinhua journalists" award in its inaugural year. During much of this time he worked under Xi Jinping, who was party chief in Zhejiang then Shanghai. In 2010, while serving in Shanghai, he was named "outstanding and progressive individual" by the Chinese government for his work at Expo 2010 in Shanghai. In August 2012 he was elevated to deputy editor-in-chief of Xinhua, then in July 2014 the deputy director of the agency (vice-minister level).
In July 2015, Shen was transferred to become a member of the provincial Party Standing Committee of Guangdong and provincial propaganda chief.