Se-Woong Koo
Publisher and Co-Founder
Se-Woong earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University and taught at Asian University for Women, Ewha Women’s University and Yale University. He has written for the New York Times, Foreign Policy and Inside Higher Ed. He provides frequent commentary on the BBC World Service, Al Jazeera and more.
Haeryun Kang
Managing Editor
Haeryun has formerly worked for the Seoul bureau at National Public Radio. She has written for the Guardian and Monocle, commentated on Al Jazeera and BBC radio, and contributed reporting to Radiolab. She has a bachelor’s degree in German Studies from Macalester College.
Ben Jackson
Environment Editor
Ben has an MA in Korean Literature from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. An experienced translator fluent in Korean and French, Ben formerly worked for Seoul Magazine.
Steven Borowiec
Politics Editor
Steven has written for the Guardian, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera and more. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, a former editor at the Hankyoreh newspaper and a commentator on BBC, NPR, CBC and more.
Daniel Corks
Human Rights Editor
Daniel is an assistant professor at Dongshin University in Naju, South Korea. He volunteers as a research fellow at Korea Human Rights Foundation and was the managing editor of South Korea Human Rights Monitor before joining Korea Exposé.
Bruce Harrison
Podcast Director for ké cast
Bruce is a freelance journalist based in Seoul, who contributes regularly to NBC, CBC, and VOA, and provides commentary on Al Jazeera, France24 and more.
Jieun Choi
Staff Writer/Videographer
Jieun grabs every chance to ask ‘why’ and writes about it both in English and Korean on her Medium @jieunchoi. She has worked in the art industry and startups in Hong Kong and Australia.
Youjin Do
Youjin is a videographer at Korea Exposé. She is also the author of Digital Nomad and the director of the documentary One Way Ticket.
Raphael Rashid
Staff Writer
Raphael studied Japanese and Korean Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and earned an MA in Korean Studies at Korea University. Before joining Korea Exposé, Raphael worked at Edelman Korea for three years, representing some of South Korea’s biggest conglomerates.
Youngjoo Lee
Youngjoo is an artist and videographer based in Seoul.
Kalia Barkai
Web Designer
Kalia is interested in combining data science and design through multimedia storytelling. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, she is now studying while traveling abroad as a Minerva University student.
Seohoi Park
Social Media Manager
Seohoi is a former intern at Korea Exposé and the social media manager of KÉ’s Korean Facebook page. She’s currently a senior undergrad at Yonsei Underwood International College, studying political science and international relations.