Y. Euny Hong
Who is Y. Euny Hong?
Y. Euny Hong is a Korean American journalist and writer. Ms. Hong was born in New Jersey, the United States. At age 12, she moved to Seoul, Korea with her family, and later returned to the US to attend college. She graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Philosophy, where she co-founded Rumpus Magazine, a campus tabloid that remains in continuous operation.
She was a Senior Columnist for the U.S. edition of the Financial Times, in which capacity she originated and wrote a weekly television column and other articles on culture. She was awarded a Fulbright Beginning Professional Journalism Award.
She spent 6 years in Paris, 5 of which were as a journalist for France 24, an international news network. She has also lived in Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany. She is fluent in English, Korean, French and German.
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