Dexter (Tiff) Roberts is the Asia News Editor and China bureau chief for Bloomberg Businessweek. He started reporting for BusinessWeek in China in 1995 and became Beijing bureau chief in 1998. In more than a decade reporting from China, he has covered everything from politics and trade, to labor, energy, and autos. Roberts has won numerous journalism awards, including Overseas Press Club awards and citations, the Sidney Hillman Foundation prize, Human Rights Press awards, and Society of Publishers in Asia editorial excellence awards.
Roberts has a BA in political science from Stanford University, where he was a National Merit Scholar, and a master of international affairs focusing on China and journalism from Columbia University. He has studied Chinese at Stanford and at National Taiwan Normal University's Mandarin Training Center. He is from Missoula, Mont.