Andrew Jeong

Seoul, South Korea

Reporter at the Seoul hub

Education: Cornell University, BA in Economics, History

Andrew Jeong is a reporter for The Washington Post in its Seoul hub. Before The Post, Jeong worked for the Wall Street Journal from 2017 to 2021 as a Seoul-based correspondent, focusing on North Korea. He previously worked as a reporter for the Korea Herald and the Acuris group, focusing on regulatory affairs. In addition to English, Jeong speaks fluent Korean and has intermediate skills in classical Chinese.
Latest from Andrew Jeong

    Earth may be starting a new geological chapter. What is the Anthropocene?

    Sediments at Crawford Lake in Ontario represent the impact human pollution has had on the environment since the mid-20th century, a group of scientists says.

    July 12, 2023

    Madonna hospitalized with serious bacterial infection, postpones tour

    Madonna spent several days in intensive care but is expected to make a full recovery, her manager said. Her Celebration Tour will be rescheduled.

    June 29, 2023

    Ukraine live briefing: Death toll from strike on pizza restaurant rises to 11; Putin appears amid crowd

    The deadly missile strike on a Kramatorsk restaurant frequented by members of the military and foreign journalists injured dozens of people.

    June 28, 2023

    Man carves love note into Colosseum in latest case of tourist misbehavior

    An Italian minister said a man who carved his and his girlfriend's names on the Roman landmark showed "great incivility." The tourist could be fined $16,400.

    June 27, 2023

    Spain rescues scores of migrants from capsized boats near Canary Islands

    Multiple boats sank this week between Africa and Spain’s Canary Islands, leaving at least two people dead and many more missing, officials and activists said.

    June 23, 2023

    A 1973 rescue was the deepest ever. The Titanic sub may be much farther down.

    Roger Chapman and Roger Mallinson spent three days trapped 1,575 feet deep on the Pisces III before emerging with a mere 12 minutes of oxygen to spare.

    June 22, 2023

    Ukraine live briefing: U.S. pledges $1.3B more in aid at war recovery conference in London

    London is hosting the Ukraine Recovery Conference as battles rage in eastern Ukraine and drones attack cities from Kyiv to Lviv.

    June 21, 2023

      What we know about the submersible missing near the Titanic wreck

      The Titan submersible that went missing on a trip to explore the Titanic wreckage is designed to provide 96 hours of life support for its five crew members.

      June 21, 2023

      Ukraine live briefing: War must end through diplomacy, South Africa’s president says on visit to Russia

      South Africa's president also called for the release of prisoners of war, the return of children to their homes and the ability for grain exports to move across the Black Sea.

      June 17, 2023

      Ukraine live briefing: Putin says he has ‘no doubt’ counteroffensive will fail as African leaders meet in Kyiv

      Leaders of African nations, including South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, are in Ukraine on a peace tour.

      June 16, 2023