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

Global Politics

South Korea's silver job fairs

In South Korea, Many retirees are discovering they need extra cash or just something to do to make them feel productive. So a growing number of them are attending Silver Fairs. These are job fairs for work for people over 60. Jason Strother reports.

Global Politics

Bullfighting in Korea

Spain is famous for bullfighting although some parts of the country are trying to do away with the sport. South Korea has bullfights, too, but they're a little different. It's just bull against bull and there's a lot less blood. Jason Strother reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Champion North Korean boxer

While few enter North Korea at own their risk, many more escape. Not all flee for political or human rights. One refugee defected for the love of boxing. Champion Choi Hyun Mi is making a name for herself in South Korea. Jason Strother has the story.

Global Politics

President Obama in South Korea

President Obama's Asia visit will conclude this week in South Korea. Many South Koreans are more worried about their government's decision to dispatch troops to Afghanistan. Jason Strothers previews the President's visit.

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