Jason Strother

Jason Strother

Reporter Jason Strother is a freelance multimedia journalist who has reported from both sides of the Korean peninsula since moving to Seoul in 2006.

He makes frequent work trips around Asia and has also filed from Brazil. 

He got his start in the business as a producer at a 24-hour cable news channel in the Bronx, but always wanted the life of a foreign correspondent.  

He is also an adjunct professor of journalism at Montclair State University in his home state of New Jersey. 

Recent Stories

Environment

Internet addiction in South Korea

Many South Korean kids spend a lot of time on their computers, and some worry that many are addicted. Reporter Jason Strother tells us about a treatment program designed to get South Korea's children off the computer.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz we wanted you to list seven countries whose citizens are now allowed to come to the United States without a visa. But they do need to fill an online form. The answer is: the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and South Korea. Jason Strother reports from Seoul on what the new rules mean for South Koreans who want to travel to the US.

Global Politics

South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Torch in South Korea

Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.

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