Lin Tan is a well-known TV presenter, news anchorwoman, and TV program producer. She is currently the chief TV host at New York City based Sinovision, the largest Chinese language TV station based outside of Asia.
Lin obtained her Bachelor's degree from Communication University of China, while attending college, she interned at Oriental Horizon（东方时空）, the most influential news program aired on China Central Television (CCTV). After graduation at age 20, she became the host for Charm Frontline, the most popular fashion TV program on Beijing Television (BTV) at the time. During that period, Lin hosted other programs and events, including International Fashion Show, Fashion Follow Me, Beauty of China, Healthy Fashion, and NetEase Celebrities Talk Show of NetEase.
Lin moved to New York City in 2007 to pursue a Master's degree in TV and Film Production. She joined SinoVision shortly after moving to New York City, and quickly became its Chief News Anchorwoman.
Starting in Aug 2012, Lin took over the helm as the host and co-producer for the Sinovision flagship celebrity interview show New York Lounge. A small sample of the guests featured on her show included pianist Lang Lang, artist Cai Guoqiang, former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, former GM corporate vice president Shirley Young, financier Oscar Tang ，actors Sandra Ng,Donnie Yen and Zhao Wei, as well as many other world-renowned Chinese and American celebrities and successful personalities. New York Lounge has since been lauded as the most well-known and influential Chinese language TV show produced outside of Asia.