Se-Woong Koo

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. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Policy and Inside Higher Ed. He is a frequent contributor to the BBC World Service, Al Jazeera and the New York Times.


Haeryun Kang, managing editor

Haeryun is a journalist based in Seoul. Formerly she worked for the Seoul bureau at National Public Radio (NPR). She has contributed to Radiolab, Guardian, Al Jazeera, BBC radio and Monocle Magazine. She has a bachelors degree in German Studies from Macalester College. 


Ben Jackson, environment editor

Ben studied languages at the undergraduate level and has an MA in Korean Literature from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. An experienced translator who is 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 elsewhere. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, an editor at the Hankyoreh newspaper and a commentator on broadcast networks including the BBC, National Public Radio and CBC.


Daniel Corks, human rights editor

Daniel graduated from University of Waterloo and Sogang University, with degrees in mathematics and applied linguistics. He is currently 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 Harrison is a freelance journalist based in Seoul, who contributes regularly to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Voice of America, and The Diplomat. You can find his work for the web, radio and TV at 


Jieun Choi, staff writer

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.


Seohoi Park, contributor and 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. 


Yvonne Kim, intern

Yvonne is an intern at Korea Exposé hailing from southern California. She is currently studying journalism and English at Northwestern University.