AP names Korean tech reporter
by Chris Roush
Youkyung Lee, a reporter who has covered technology, business and politics in South Korea and for overseas publications, has been named technology writer in Seoul for The Associated Press.
An AP story states, “Lee has been a reporter for the English language news service of South Korea’s national news agency Yonhap for the past four years, where she covered consumer technology and the economy. She has worked as a translator for state television and a special correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, reporting on the protests over U.S. beef exports to South Korea and a North Korean spy trial among other topical issues.
“An Asian Freeman Scholar, Lee graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and French Studies. She spent a summer as a writer for the French language Adjinakou newspaper in Benin.
“‘Lee will bring fresh ideas and perspective to our coverage of technology in South Korea and Asia,’ Wright said.”
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