Jaehoon Ahn

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Jaehoon Ahn "is Director of the Korean Service of Radio Free Asia. Mr. Ahn served as a foreign correspondent for the Joong-Ang Ilbo Daily where he covered the 1967 Middle East War. During his 25-year career with The Washington Post, he held several positions, most recently as an online news editor. Prior to joining RFA, Mr. Ahn, while on leave of absence from The Washington Post, served as senior editor, columnist and special adviser to the publisher for the Joong-Ang Ilbo Daily in Seoul, Korea. Mr. Ahn has extensive broadcasting experience in Korea as a radio new commentator. He has lectured at the Foreign Service Institute as well as at various journalistic conferences in Korea and the United States. Mr. Ahn’s book, AHN JAEHOON’S COMMENTARY, (Seoul, 1995) is a collection of his radio pieces and columns. MBC Radio awarded Mr. Ahn a gold medal on the occasion of his 1300th Broadcast of Ahn Jaehoon’s News and Commentary from Washington, broadcast from 1991-95." [1]

He is a director of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.

External links

  • "Biography", U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Accessed December 2006.