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YooHee Hong

YooHee Hong ('17)

producer in chief, TV Tokyo Corporation, Tokyo
yooheeh@stanford.edu

Challenge: Can a merger of Japanese and English legacy media create a new profit model for digital age media in Japan?

YooHee Hong is a reporter and a producer at TV TOKYO, part of the Nikkei Group. She has reported from more than 20 countries on a variety of international issues, economic news and business topics. From 2009-2014, Hong was a network correspondent in New York, reporting on information technology startups and tech innovations. She was part of the team that won the 2005 Galaxy Award, one of Japan’s most prestigious broadcast awards, for excellence in economic journalism. She was an individual finalist for the award in 2014 for her coverage of the pro-democracy protest movement in Hong Kong. Hong began her career as a local police reporter. She was drawn to journalism through her experiences living in Korea for six years, where she first encountered values different from her own and learned that broadening perspectives makes life richer.

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