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John P.

Seoul, South Korea

$150 - $250 / Day

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  • Reporter / Journalist

  • Fixer

  • On-Air Reporter / Host



  • External recorder

About John

I am a freelance journalist who has been based in Seoul, South Korea since 2010. During this time, I have written on countless issues for numerous publications, mostly focusing on the political, social and cultural affairs of North and South Korea.

Top Projects

  • The Daily Mail -- 'I had to receive 50 Japanese soldiers a day. They kicked and beat me... and my children are still ashamed of me': WWII 'comfort woman' sex slave tells of the barbarity she suffered and why she is suing Japan for £16million

    • Reporter / Journalist

    Decades on from their rape and abuse at the hands of the Japanese Imperial Army, South Korea's "comfort women" continue their fight for justice.

  • Narratively -- How One American Citizen Was Forcibly Drafted Into The South Korean Army

    • Reporter / Journalist

    When Korean-American Young Chun travelled to South Korea to teach English for a year, he could never have imagined been forcibly drafted into the South Korean army. But that's exactly what happened to the young American who barley spoke Korean.

  • The Christian Science Monitor -- Having built nation from scratch, elderly S. Koreans feel abandoned

    • Reporter / Journalist

    Despite its spectacular rise from poverty, South Korea remains an unforgiving place for its elderly, the generation that built the country's success. South Korea's pensioners are the poorest in the rich world.

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  • Fixer

Production Support

  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Sound Mixer

John's Clients

  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The Daily Mail
  • Narratively

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