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

More than 1 in 5 workers worldwide have experienced harassment or violence at work, survey concludes

Younger workers are at greater risk, and young women are twice as likely as young men to suffer sexual violence and harassment, the global survey found.

December 7, 2022

Man who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker gets 21 years in prison

James Howard Jackson, 20, pleaded no contest to shooting Ryan Fischer, who was walking the pop star's French bulldogs.

December 6, 2022

Kandinsky sale halted after Poland claims artwork was stolen in 1984

The work by Russian artist Kandinsky was allegedly stolen from Poland's National Museum. German auction house Grisebach tried to sell it this week.

December 3, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: E.U. agrees to $60 price cap on Russian oil; Scholz speaks with Putin

Up to 13,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed in the war, a presidential adviser said. President Biden said he has no plans to meet Vladimir Putin until Russia signals an intention to end the war.

December 2, 2022

Letter bombs strike Spain, including premier’s office, U.S. and Ukraine embassies

Letters bombs were found at the prime minister's office, the Defense Ministry, an air base and a weapons company, in addition to the Ukrainian Embassy, where a staffer was injured.

December 1, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: E.U. proposes war crimes tribunal; energy woes continue; White House ‘concerned’ about Paul Whelan

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has proposed establishing a specialized court to investigate and prosecute Russia for war crimes.

November 30, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: U.S. announces aid for Ukraine’s battered energy infrastructure

The United States is expected to announce steps to help Ukraine withstand Russian attacks on its energy infrastructure, as NATO diplomats gather in Romania.

November 29, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Putin meets with soldiers’ mothers; NATO chief warns of bleak winter for Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday pledged ongoing support for Ukraine, saying that backing Ukrainian forces now is a step toward a lasting peace.

November 25, 2022

Measles is ‘imminent threat’ globally, WHO and CDC warn

Nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose in 2021, in part due to the coronavirus pandemic, global health officials said.

November 24, 2022

Gunman who killed 6 at Virginia Walmart was store employee; victims’ names released

Chesapeake Police said early Wednesday that six people were killed in the attack and that the shooter also died.

November 23, 2022