Jihyun Kim

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Jemmie is a professional journalist, having extensively covered business for over two decades. As a senior advisor for BGA, she provides strategic advice and offers up-to-date data and to-the-point analysis and insights for BGA clients in Korea.

In addition to her role at BGA, Jemmie is director and startup team lead of the Business Development Department of Herald Corp., operator of Korea’s largest English publication The Korea Herald. Previously, she was managing editor of The Investor, an investment news and accelerator platform at the publication.

Having closely covered both political and economic issues on beats including the Blue House, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Fair Trade Commission and the Financial Supervisory Service, she has extensive ties with the Korean media and government officials. On the corporate side, her beats were mostly with top companies including Samsung, Hyundai Motor and LG.

Earlier, Jemmie was The Korea Herald correspondent in Tokyo, where she concurrently headed the Tokyo branch of Organica, a food affiliate run by Herald Corp. While in Japan, she also briefly worked as senior market writer at NHK World.

Jemmie has hosted current affairs programs at English broadcasting station Tbs eFM. She graduated from Ewha Woman’s Foreign Language High School where she majored in Chinese. She attended Sogang University and graduated cum laude in English literature.