Maria Korolov (formerly Trombly) has been a successful journalist for more than 15 years. Her career began at the Chicago Tribune. In the mid-90s, she reported from the war zones of the former Soviet Union for Reuters and UPI. She was at Computerworld during the dot-com boom, and has been covering the global securities industry since 2001.

In 2004, she came to Shanghai to set up a bureau for SourceMedia (formerly a unit of Thomson, which recently acquired Reuters). Then, in late 2005, she incorporated her company in Hong Kong and, due to overwhelming demand from US publications, increased her staff from two assistants to over a dozen full-time employees and as many freelancers, located around the world. She and her staff file, on average, between 15 and 25 stories per week, ranging in length from 250-word news briefs to 2,500-word trend stories.

Maria Korolov now divides her time between Asia and Massachusetts.

Mumbai is a core strength for our company, with our copy editing staff and technology reporters based here.