Fred S. Teng

Fred Teng is Chief Executive Officer of NewsChina, an English language monthly magazine focusing on China distributed in the U.S. and Canada.

Before joining NewsChina, Mr. Teng was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Multicultural Radio Broadcasting, Inc. (MRBI), and Vice President and General Manager of Sino Television, Inc. under the same parent company.

Prior to joining MRBI, Mr. Teng was President of DVS New York, LLC, a media service company specialized in management and distribution of promotional content for the motion pictures industry and the music industry.  From 1999, Mr. Teng was founder and President of Noble Communications Group, Inc., a company that provided comprehensive streaming media solutions. 

From 1993 to 1999 Mr. Teng was Director of Marketing Communications in charge of the Asian Markets at AT&T, where he was responsible for the development, planning, implementing, and monitoring of AT&T’s overall International Consumer Long Distance marketing campaign in the U.S. Asian markets. 

Mr. Teng spent over a decade in the financial industry, first with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, and then with Oppenheimer & Co., where he was involved with marketing of asset management and equity research, advising institutions and private investors, and he spearheaded the expanding of Oppenheimer’s financial services into Asia. 

Mr. Teng is very active in the community.  He had served as the Chairman of WNET/thirteen’s community advisory board, Vice Chairman of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, and the President of the Asian Financial Society. Mr. Teng also served as the Capital Campaign Chairman for the Chinatown YMCA, a board member of the China Aids Fund, the President of the Chinese American Planning Council and the Organization of Chinese Americans. 

In 2003, Mr. Teng was appointed by the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration to serve on the National Advisory Board of the Small Business Development Centers. In August 2004, Mr. Teng was appointed by the Major and the Commissioner for Small Business Services to serve on the New York City’s Minority Women Business Enterprise Advisory Board. 

Currently Mr. Teng is the President of the Chinese Community Relations Council, a board member of the Hong Kong Association of New York, a member of National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, CAUSE New York, the Asian American Journalist Association, and the International Radio and Television Society.

Mr. Teng is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the New York State Governor’s award for Community Leadership.  

In 1991, Mr. Teng ran as one of the first Asian American candidates for city council in New York City’s first district covering lower Manhattan. 

Mr. Teng received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baruch College, City University of New York. Mr. Teng attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and has also completed an executive management program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. 

Fred Teng was born in Shanghai, China, and raised in Hong Kong. He immigrated with his parents to the United States. Mr. Teng is a four time marathon runner, he completed races in New York City, Hartford, CT, & Philadelphia, PA.

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