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Jessica Beinecke    

Digital Storyteller and Host of "OMG! Meiyu," Fluent in Mandarin

Jessica is a digital storyteller. Interactive web stories are her passion.

She is the creator, writer, host and producer of Voice of Americas viral daily web show OMG! Meiyu. In each episode, Jessica uses Mandarin to teach American slang and culture to her young Chinese audience. Jessicas quirky Chinese-language video blog has attracted more than 15 million views over the past year. More than 300 thousand Chinese students follow her video blog and many offer her online feedback and questions that are used to make up new programs.

Jessica holds a Public Relations+Mandarin Chinese degree from Ohio Universitys E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She also attended intensive Chinese language schools at Middlebury College and Zhejiang Technology University.

Jessica hopes to broaden her cross-cultural impact with more in-depth views into the lives of young people in China and the U.S. Jessicas OMG! Meiyu video blog can be found on a variety of websites, including YouTube, VOAs Mandarin language website, as a podcast, and through the iTunes store.


Spice up the classroom -

An English textbook can be perhaps the most boring book in the world. Sadly all Chinese students need to learn in this old-fashioned way. Grammar and usage ...

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