Serving on a Jury for the Hinzpeter International Journalism Award

September 23, 2022

Based on his professional career and academic experiences, the School of Communication doctoral student Woochul Kim has served on a jury for the International journalism awards, which supports journalists in the world who fight for democracy and human rights. This award was created last year, however, many politicians, professors, media experts, and veteran journalists in the world including the vice president of the AP, and Pulitzer-prize-winning journalists have advanced its reputation.  

Woochul was a former video journalist for a major public broadcaster MBC in South Korea. He covered diverse news events from politics, economics, social affairs, and culture at both a local and international level. Combined with his work experience in journalism, he has taught university students journalism and media production. After achieving MSc. in media and communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), he is currently researching the future of journalism, media activism, and digital culture at Simon Fraser University in Canada at the doctoral level.