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AAJA Hiking with Pulitzer Prize Winning NYT Reporter Choe Sang-hun
March 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
AAJA Seoul invites its members and friends to hiking with Choe Sang-hun, The New York Times’s Seoul bureau chief and winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.
We will walk the Seoul City Wall of Bugaksan, mountain surounding the Blue House.
Choe began his journalism career as a political reporter at The Korea Herald, an English-language daily. He joined the Associated Press’ Seoul Bureau in 1994.
While a correspondent there he won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for bringing to light the decades-old No Gun Ri Massacre. He was the first Korean to receive a Pulitzer Prize. He moved to the International New York Times [formerly International Herald Tribune] in 2005.
We will ask a 10,000 won donation for AAJA members and a 20,000 won donation for non-members. We will have a tea talk and lunch with Choe at Newsbacker’s Office in Insadong at 12:30 PM.
We will meet at 9am at Changuimun Gate ( Gyeongbokgung Station Exit 3 → Green bus No. 7212, 1020 or 7022 → Get off the bus off Jahamungogae Ridge → 2 minutes on foot).
You must present a valid ID (such as passport, ARC, driver’s license and ETC). Don’t forget to bring your ID!!!!!
For more information about Bugakan Hiking Trail please check at http://seoulcitywall.seoul.go.kr/front/eng/sub04/sub0401.do or athttp://hikinghubkorea.com/seouls-mountains/bugaksan.html