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

11 injured in ‘severe turbulence’ on Delta flight from Milan to Atlanta

There were 165 people aboard the flight that landed safely in Atlanta. Crew members and passengers are among the injured.

August 30, 2023

Republican lawmakers vote to silence ‘Tennessee Three’ Democrat for a day

Rep. Justin Jones (D-Nashville) was ruled “out of order” in the state House after objecting to a bill proposing the installation of armed police officers at schools.

August 29, 2023

Who was on the crashed Russian plane’s passenger list?

Wagner chief Yevgeniy Prigozhin died in the private plane crash, Russia has confirmed. Multiple other associates of the mercenary group were aboard.

August 27, 2023

What we know about the Russian plane crash that killed Prigozhin

Yevgeniy Prigozhin and Dmitry Utkin, his deputy in the Wagner mercenary group, were on the flight that crashed, killing all 10 on board.

August 27, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Russia calls Prigozhin assassination claims ‘lies’ as investigations continue

The Kremlin dismissed speculation that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing of Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeniy Prigozhin.

August 25, 2023

Man flees China on water scooter, crossing 200 miles of sea to S. Korea

A human rights activist identified the man who washed up on South Korea’s coastal flats as Kwon Pyong, who had previously been jailed in China.

August 23, 2023

Dentist who killed wife on safari gets life sentence, must pay millions

Larry Rudolph, a Pittsburgh-area dentist, was convicted of killing his wife, Bianca, on a hunting trip to Zambia and collecting millions in insurance payments.

August 22, 2023

Lolita the orca dies after more than a half-century in captivity

Lolita, also known as Tokitae or Toki, was captured near Puget Sound and sold to the Miami Seaquarium in 1970. She died before a planned return to her home waters.

August 19, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv’s counteroffensive won’t reach Russian-occupied city of Melitopol, U.S. predicts; Ukraine and Romania sign grain accord

Ukraine and its neighbor Romania signed an accord Friday to work together on grain exports following Russia’s withdrawal from the Black Sea grain deal.

August 18, 2023

Entire police force of small Minnesota city resigns, citing low pay

Goodhue’s police chief said there were “zero prospects” for hires at the offered hourly wage of $22. He and the only other full-time officer will leave next week.

August 17, 2023