Senior Commentator

Dr. Seong-Ho Park is one of the most visible public figures in South Korea. As a Senior Commentator on YTN since 2015, he has gained a positive and wide reputation for his quality reporting and commentary on economic and international events as they relate to Korea and the entire region.

Prior to joining YTN’s headquarters in South Korea, Dr. Park served as the network’s Washington Bureau Chief, 2007-2010. Among the most notable stories he covered during that time were the 2008 presidential election, the Korea-USA Free Trade Agreement, and US policy on North Korea and its nuclear activities.

Dr. Park earned both his undergraduate degree and PhD at Kookmin University. He earned his master’s degree at Florida State University.