Mandarin Quarterly brings North American business and lifestyle into focus for Chinese-speaking residents and visitors.  

// print and digital channels

// national & city-centric focus

// Opinon & Perspective 

Mandarin Quarterly (名都季刊) is an award-winning media brand subscribed to by native Mandarin-speakers who are seeking access to business and lifestyle in North America. Launched in 2012 as a city-centric publication, and later adding a national edition, MQ's print and digital channels offer a premium media channel for the new generation of Chinese living in or regularly visiting North America. MQ's business focus covers North American real estate, technology, entrepreneurship, and investing, and our lifestyle content offers our audience perspective on fashion, beauty, arts, design, culture, entertainment, weddings, and travel.

MQ is published by Mandarin Communications Group, which is a leading North American marketing and media company entirely focused on the Chinese demographic in North America.  



// Business  

Our editors take pride in offering our subscribers business content that’s well researched, well-written and timely. For Chinese looking to get ahead in business in North America, Mandarin Quarterly has become a must-read. Columns include: technology, real estate, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance, and business travel.

// Lifestyle

Subscribers are the first to know about new openings, launches, trends, and people on the move. From fashion to nightlife to health and beauty, Mandarin Quarterly is where stylish Chinese learn about their adopted North American city.  Columns include: fashion, shopping, dining nightlife, health & beauty, bridal, arts & culture, real estate, home, travel, and entertainment. 

// print & digital

Mandarin Quarterly provides subscribers print and digital access to interviews, review, and features.  From 2017 MQ's print edition will become annual, launching in December 2017 and in circulation from January 2018, more details here.  Digital channels (website, social, email) are updated daily, connecting subscribers to news, insights, and opportunities around town, and across North America. 



John Robinson

John is the founder of Mandarin Quarterly. Delivering client strategy and building partner relationships are his main drivers at work each day. His passion for Chinese culture and business developed after living in China for 7 years and working with Chinese for over 18 years.  John speaks fluent Mandarin.

Hamilton Chang
Senior Consultant

Hamilton is responsible for strategic partnerships and is Executive Editor ofMandarin Leader.  Mr. Chang has led groups specializing in risk management for Fortune 100 companies, investment banking for not-for-profit/municipal entities, structured/derivative products, and tax-exempt bond trading.  He is the primary point of contact for Mandarin Leader. 

Kim Yu
Content Strategy

Kim earned his Master's degree in journalism from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Kim mostly oversees client and partner strategy in lifestyle, including fashion, grooming, travel and dining. 

Yu-jin Chou
Content Strategy

Yu-jin, or simply "Jin" oversees content and editorial direction, with a particular focus on fashion and dining. Originally from Taiwan, Jin has her Masters of Journalism from Roosevelt University.   


Jany Zhang
Art & Production Director

Jany carries out strategic design solutions for MCG's branding development, including print and digital platforms and creatives for clients and partners. Jany graduated from SAIC with a Masters in Visual Communication Design. 

Yaxi Yang
Creative Marketing

Yaxi is responsible for supporting clients' marketing and branding efforts across MCG's platforms.  She also leads creative editorial undertakings including cover stories,  features, and custom publishing.

Christina Ku
Senior Consultant

Christina is responsible advising clients on branding and marketing strategy.  In addition to being a lawyer by training, Christina's career has offered her opportunities contribute to the development of the Chinese community and build up a broad network of strategic relationships. 


- Partners -

In order to offer our clients even deeper access into Chinese companies and households across North America, Mandarin Quarterly has engaged non-profit Chinese business, civic, and other mission-driven organizations. Our partners include:  

Chinese City and Provincial Representative

Chinese Fine Arts Societies

Organization of Chinese Americans

Chinese Executives Clubs

Chinese Bar Association of America 

Chinese Embassy and Consulates

Hong Kong Trade & Development Council

Taipei Economic & Culture Organization

Singapore Embassy and Consulates

Chinese Student & Scholar Associations

Chinese University Alumni Associations

Chinese Community Chambers of Commerce 





We are currently seeking to fill: full-time, part-time, freelance, and internship positions in multiple North American cities. Please send your resume to the appropriate department. 我们正在寻找:全职,兼职,实习生。请把你的简历发送至合适的部门,并在邮件标题注明申请职位与部门。


Editorial Contributions:  



Business Development/Sales