Leaders of the Old Boys’ Club of The Korea Herald media attended a luncheon hosted by Publisher-CEO Kwon Chung-won of the Herald Corp. at the Herald Building in Huam-dong, Seoul on April 12, 2017.
The Herald Corp. publishes The Korea Herald in English and Herald Business in the Korean language. Led by Chairman Jungwook Hong, the Herald Corp. not only publishes the two daily newspapers but also covers a wide range of other business activities in support of the two media organizations.
Front row shows, from left:, Vice President Kim Kwan-sun; former CEOs Yoo Byung-chang, Park Haeng-hwan and Park Chung-woong; Chairman Yun Ik-han of the Herald Old Boys’ Club (former vice president and managing editor of The Korea Herald [KH]); incumbent CEO-President Kwon Chung-won of the Herald Corporation;former CEOs Kim Kyung-chul and Lee Jung-woo; former Photo Editor Choi Jong-soo of KH; former Managing Editor Min Byung-il of KH, former Cultural Editor Lee Kyung-sik of KH (now chairman of The Korea Post media, publisher of 2 Korean, 3 English media outlets), and former Economic Editor Kim Yong-bak of Herald Business (HB).
Attending the meeting from the Club were Chairman Yun Ik-han (former vice president/managing editor of The Korea Herald), former CEOs, managing editors and desk editors, including Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post media who was formally the Cultural Editor of The Korea Herald. (See photo captions for the attendees.) Prior to the luncheon, the participating former CEOs and editors of the English and Korean-language dailies heard an introduction to the activities and accomplishments of the Herald Corp. provided by CEO Kwon.
|Former publishers, editors and desk chiefs of The Korea Herald (KH) and Herald Media (HM) pose for the camera sandwiched between some of the young reporters of The Herald Media in the front and rear. They are, from left, former CEO Kim Kyung-chul, former Economic Editor Kim Yong-bak of HB, former CEO Park Haeng-hwan, former Managing Editor Min Byung-il of KH, former Cultural Editor Lee Kyung-sik of KH (now chairman of The Korea Post media), Chairman Yun Ik-han of the Herald Old Boys’ Club, former Deputy Editor Choi Kwi-jo of HB. former Photo Editor Choi Jong-soo of KH, former Managing Editor Kim Yong-soo of KH and former CEO Kim Kyung-chul. Standing at right is former CEO Yoo Byung-chang.|
Witnessing the remarkable development and growth so far made, the ‘Old Boys’ all seemed to feel proud and happy on the achievements made by their successors.
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