Jamil Anderlini was named Beijing Bureau Chief for the Financial Times in February 2011, having already worked for four years as a Beijing correspondent for the paper. In 2010, Anderlini was named Journalist of the Year at the prestigious Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Editorial Excellence Awards, and won the Best Digital Award at the Amnesty International Media Awards for his coverage of Chinese petitioners seeking justice in Beijing. He has won numerous other awards, including a UK Foreign Press Association Award in 2008, several individual SOPA awards and the inaugural Jones-Mauthner Award in 2012, which recognizes outstanding reporting of international affairs by a young reporter at the Financial Times. In 2013, Anderlini was short-listed for Foreign Reporter of the Year at the Press Awards in the UK and short-listed for the Orwell Prize, the UK's most prestigious political writing prize. He is the author of “The Bo Xilai Scandal”, an ebook published by the Financial Times and Penguin.