June 20, 1956 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Education||University of Minnesota|
|Occupation||Television/Radio personality, Former Announcer, Professor|
|Revised Romanization||Son Seokhui|
Sohn Suk-hee was born in 1956. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, studied Korean Literature and graduated from Kookmin University in 1982. Sohn went to the United States in 1997 to enroll in the graduate school of the University of Minnesota, majoring in Journalism. After getting his master's degree, he returned to MBC as a vice chairman of department of announcer. He is well known for his career as an MBC announcer and presenter. He had preserved his position as a host of 100-Minute Debate for 12 years, which is one of the most popular TV debate programs.
On May 9, 2013, Sohn Suk-hee was named the new president of JTBC’s news reporting department. And he said that officially, “I know there is opposition to my choice. But I hope people can wait for me to carry out what I have been contemplating about true journalism. I will do my best to let them understand it in the future.”
|2013.05 ~||JTBC||President, JTBC News Division|
|2011.01||Prosecutor's Office||Prosecutor's Office prosecutor Policy Advisory Council|
|2006.03||Sungshin Women's University College of Humanities Department of Culture Communication||Professor|
|2005 ~ 2006.02||MBC||Director of Bureau of Announcer|
|2004||Yonsei University Department of Journalism||Adjunct Professor|
|2003||MBC||Director treat of Bureau of announcer Part.1|
|2002.03 ~ 2003||MBC||Director of Bureau of announcer Part.2|
|2000.09||Sungkyunkwan University Department of Journalism||Adjunct Professor|
|1999.04 ~ 2002.03||MBC||Deputy head of Department of Bureau of announcer|
|1997.04 ~ 1999.04||MBC||Deputy head treat of Department of Bureau of announcer|
|1989.11 ~ 1992.10||MBC||Director of department of education and culture in Union, Assistant administrator of External Relations|
- "Son Suk-hee, getting off from 100 Minutes Discussion". 10Asia. 12 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-12.
- "JTBC chooses news chief". Sports KyungHwang. Retrieved 12 May 2013.