Academic Background

Academic Background
1968 Graduated from Choonchun Elementary School
1971 Graduated from Choonchun Middle School
1974 Graduated from Choonchun Highschool
1978 Bachelor of English Education at Gangwon University
1984 Master of English Language and Literature at Graduate School of Seoul National University
 

Career

Career
1984 Reporter of Local Dept.
1995 Chairman of Labor Union of MBC
1996 Dismissed by MBC
1998 Chairman of National Press Labor Alliance
2000 First Chairman of National Press Labor Union
2001 Deputy Manager of Dept. of Planning News Collecting of MBC News Room
2001 Deputy Manager of Human Resources Dept. of MBC
2002 Deputy Manager of Local Dept. of MBC News Room
2003 Manager of Internet News Dept. of MBC
2003 Editor of Internet News Center of MBC News Room
2005 President & CEO of MBC
2005 Vice Chairman of Korea Broadcasting Association
2006 13th Chairman of Korea Broadcasting Association
2007 Vice Chairman of Korea Broadcasting Association
2008 Member of 18th National Assembly
2008 Advisor of Preparation Committee for Founding Professional Football Team of Gangwon Citizens
2008 Vice Chairman of South North Economic Cooperation Co., Ltd.
2008 Secretary of Committee for Blocking Domination of the Press
2008 Member of Committee for Inviting High-Tech Medical Complex to Wonju
2008 Consultant of Korea Tea Culture Center Foundation
2008 Member of Committee of Culture, Sports, Tourism, Broadcasting & Communication of 18th National Assembly
2009 Vice Floor Leader of Democratic Party
2010 Member of Special Committee for Reformation of Democratic Party
2010 Chairman of Ubiquitous Committee of Democratic Party
2011 Member of Special Committee to Support Hosting 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic of Democratic Party
2011 36th Governor of Gangwon Province
 

Awards

Awards
1991 30th Anniversary Achievement Award of MBC.
1992 3rd Broadcasting Reporter Award
1992~1993 Reporter of the Month of MBC (awarded 4 times)
1993 Press Award of 3rd Korea News Media Society (Achievement Award in Broadcasting)
1993 Broadcasting Culture Promotion Award
1993 Best Picture Award of Korea Broadcasting Grand Prix
1996 Ahn Jong Pil Free Press Award
1998 Reporter Award of Korea Broadcasting Grand Prix
2009 12. 8th Song Kun-ho Press Award
2008 "2010 Excellent Member of National Assembly for Inspection of Government Offices" selected by NGO Monitoring Group
2009 Achievement Award for Signing Campaign of Democratice Party to Abolish Unjust Law Against the Press
2010 "Power Blog Award" of 2009 Democratic Party
2010 "Excellent Member of National Assembly for Inspection of Government Offices" selected by the Citizen's Coalition for Economic Justice