From July 2006 to January 2012, Li Qiang was the photojournalist at the Beijing News, covering breaking news all around China. From January 2012 to November 2014, he was the vice director of the Photography Department at China News Week magazine. Li Qiang has won over 100 national and international photography awards, including the China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) four times, and the Annual Outstanding Photographer at the 18th Golden Lens China Press Photo Contest in 2010.
In November, 2014, Li Qiang founded Yihe Media Training Workshop. Working in the photography industry for over one decade, Li Qiang is a rich resource to China, devoting himself to promote Chinese photographers in the world, and connecting them with the market.