Jiyeon Lee


Jiyeon Lee covers South Korea for GlobalPost. She has worked as a journalist in Seoul since 2003 for the foreign media, covering issues from information and technology to North Korea. As a native Korean speaker, she has produced for CNN International's Seoul office, which included working on major projects such as "Eye on South Korea." Lee also has freelanced for NPR and worked on documentaries with National Geographic Explorer. Having lived in Korea for most of her life, Lee will examine ongoing changes in the country as it deals with neighbor North Korea and tries to establish itself as one of Asia's largest economies. She has a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.