Stephanie Mann Nealer currently reports on East Asian issues out of VOA's Washington headquarters. She has followed East Asian developments for more than 20 years, working as a VOA correspondent in Beijing and Tokyo.

Stephanie has traveled throughout the region, also visiting and reporting on events in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, the Philippines, Mongolia and Australia.

Before joining VOA, Stephanie worked at radio stations in Virginia and New York State and also at the Associated Press news wire. She has an undergraduate degree in Asian Studies from Cornell University and a Masters in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University. Stephanie is married and has one daughter and enjoys family vacations that include snorkeling.