These breaking information hubs have develop into integral to The Put up’s newsroom since their launch a yr in the past. Kelly joins us as a part of an growth below which the Seoul and London operations will develop by 40 p.c this yr, to 14 full-time staffers in every location. She’s going to work primarily as a reporter however will often shift into an enhancing position.
Kelly is at present a workers editor for the New York Occasions in Seoul, the place she works on the homepage, newsletters and push alerts. She labored beforehand as managing editor and reporter for NK Information, an unbiased information group protecting North Korea, and as a contract overseas correspondent protecting the Koreas for a number of information organizations, together with Public Radio Worldwide, BBC World Service and Bloomberg BNA.
She started her profession as a digital editor for the GroundTruth Challenge and as a contributor to the Boston Globe, the place she wrote a weekly reported science column and helped cowl Asian American points. She is a graduate of Northeastern College and spent 4 years as a fellow by the Emma L. Bowen Basis for Minority Pursuits in Media, with a placement at NBC Connecticut.
Kelly grew up in the USA however has lived in Seoul since 2017; she speaks Korean. Please welcome Kelly, who will begin on the Seoul hub on Sept. 19.