Sohn Suk-hee

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Sohn.
Sohn Suk-hee
Born (1956-06-20) June 20, 1956 (age 59)
Seoul, South Korea
Education University of Minnesota
Occupation Television/Radio personality, Former Announcer, Professor
Years active 1984-present
Religion Catholic
Sohn Suk-hee
Hangul 손석희
Hanja 孫石熙
Revised Romanization Son Seokhui
McCune–Reischauer Son Sŏkhŭi

Sohn Suk-hee is a South Korean announcer and interviewer. He is now a radio announcer, a professor at Sungshin Women's University and the president of JTBC's news reporting division.


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.[1]

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.”[2]


연도 기관 지위
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


  1. ^ "Son Suk-hee, getting off from 100 Minutes Discussion". 10Asia. 12 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  2. ^ "JTBC chooses news chief". Sports KyungHwang. Retrieved 12 May 2013.