New Head at Korean Broadcasting System
Mr Ko Dae-young, a career and accomplished broadcast journalist took office and began his term on November 24, 2015 as the 22nd President and CEO of Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). He succeeds Mr Cho Dae-hyun who has completed his term on 23rd November 2015.
Mr Ko has more than 30 years’ experience in public broadcasting. He joined KBS as a TV reporter in 1985 and has since held key positions including foreign correspondent to Moscow, Russia. He was Executive Director of News Department and Executive Managing Director of
News & Sports Division. In 2013, he became General Auditor for KBS Media and one year later he was appointed President of KBS Business.
He also held an Adjunct Professorship at Sookmyung Women’s University. As a reporter and journalist, he earned the 7th Korean Journalistic Verity Award (2011) for his outstanding contributions in the field. Born in 1955, Mr Ko studied English Linguistics at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.
Mr Ko Dae-young will serve as President and CEO of KBS for three years until November 2018.