Journalist and Consultant Michael Breen
Since 1982, Michael Breen has lived in Korea. British by birth, he now considers Seoul his home. After careers in journalism and as a consultant to companies on North Korea, he is currently the CEO of Insight Communications, a PR company he founded in 2005. The one consistent theme through his varied career is his writing about Korea. The author of three books has also been a regular columnist for the Joongang Daily and the Korea Times, and contributes occasionally to the op-ed pages of the Wall Street Journal and other international and Korean newspapers.
During our conversation, I talk with Michael Breen about his careers in Korea, his controversial books, and how recent events in Libya might influence North Korea’s future.
Yoo Jee-ho, Sports Journalist, Yonhap News Agency
American Actor Kaci Beeler, Hideout Theatre
Gina Kim, Artistic Director of Korean Pops Orchestra
Shannon Heit, Korean Unwed Mothers’ Families Association
David Lee, Co-founder, ROKIT (3D Printer Maker)
Kim Wang-sik, Nat'l Museum of Korean Contemporary History
Hannah Hong, World Vision
Joe Xu, Tina Marie Rodvong, Korea International Volunteers
Joanna Hosaniak, Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights
Steve McKinney, Head of Seoul Global Center