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.
After months of giving South Korea the cold shoulder, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his New Year's speech that he was willing to send a delegation to the 2018 Olympics in the south.
The US military is closing its Yongsan military base in the South Korean capital. For people who grew up around the base, it was where they learned about American music, culture and food. But it's also leaving behind environmental problems.
According to local media reports, more than 2 million of these papers have been found scattered on the streets of the capital and in provinces near the border since the end of 2015 — a volume not seen since the 1970s and '80s.
A US Marine met his future wife at the US Embassy in Seoul just months before the start of the Korean War. Their love story spanned seven decades.
South Korea’s sweeping anti-graft law is meant to eliminate corruption, but some Koreans say it's cutting into the country's gift-giving tradition.
In South Korea, people are starting to talk with family members about what would happen if war broke out between the US and North Korea.
Choi Seong-guk has had a knack for drawing since he was a kid when teachers praised him for his sketches of evil American soldiers that he says he made look “as ugly and violent as possible.”
Why are South Korea's new graduates having so much trouble finding work? Some say it's because they only want to work for big conglomerates.
Three baseball fans in South Korea host a popular sports podcast. But most listeners don't know its three hosts are blind.
It's so popular that tens of thousands of fried chicken restaurants have sprung up around the country in the last 20 years. And the competition is fierce.