Andrew Jeong

Seoul, South Korea

Reporter at the Seoul hub

Education: Cornell University, BA in Economics, History

Andrew Jeong is a reporter for The Washington Post in its Seoul hub. Before The Post, Jeong worked for the Wall Street Journal from 2017 to 2021 as a Seoul-based correspondent, focusing on North Korea. He previously worked as a reporter for the Korea Herald and the Acuris group, focusing on regulatory affairs. In addition to English, Jeong speaks fluent Korean and has intermediate skills in classical Chinese.
Latest from Andrew Jeong

Ukraine live briefing: Blinken says U.S. ‘won’t let’ Putin impose will on others; Kyiv shoots down drones

Ukraine said air defenses shot down more than 30 missiles and drones. In Helsinki, Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered a speech on the war.

June 2, 2023

Plan to use pig fat as plane fuel doesn’t fly, study says

Using animal biofuels in aviation has been touted as a solution for cutting emissions. But the practice may lead to other environmental problems, a study warns.

June 1, 2023

Delta’s carbon-neutral pledge is ‘greenwashing,’ California lawsuit says

Delta promised to become "the world's first carbon-neutral airline," a claim the lawsuit says is misleading because of issues with the carbon-offset market.

May 31, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kremlin blames Kyiv for drone strikes on Moscow; U.N. hears Zaporizhzhia nuclear safety plan

Moscow's mayor said drones hit two residential buildings there. The report came after Russia's third air attack on Kyiv in 24 hours.

May 30, 2023

Want to own a historic lighthouse? Watch out for ghosts.

The U.S. government is making a record number of lighthouses available to the public, some through auction. Some date back centuries, with colorful histories.

May 27, 2023

    Who is Charles ‘CQ’ Brown Jr., Biden’s nominee to be the top U.S. general?

    If Gen. Brown is confirmed as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, it would be the first time that African Americans hold the Pentagon’s two top jobs.

    May 27, 2023

    DeSantis campaign launch conjures blunders and disasters from past candidates

    Ron DeSantis isn’t the first presidential candidate to encounter turbulence. Remember the ‘Dean Scream’ and Michael Dukakis atop a tank?

    May 25, 2023

    Ukraine live briefing: Russia claims victory in Bakhmut, but Ukraine says fight is still on

    Russia said Saturday that its Wagner mercenary group had taken Bakhmut in Ukraine's east, and President Biden plans to meet with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday.

    May 20, 2023

      What to know about encephalitis, Sen. Feinstein’s shingles complication

      Shingles affects a third of Americans, but Sen. Dianne Feinstein's complications, encephalitis and Ramsay Hunt syndrome, are much rarer and more serious.

      May 19, 2023

      Texas lawmakers vote to ban gender-affirming care for trans children

      Senate Bill 14 would make Texas the most populous state to ban gender-affirming care for minors.

      May 18, 2023