Directors

Legal basis of Korea News Agency Commission

Law on the promotion of news agencies (Article 26-4, Management)
The chairman shall be designated by the President, The executive board will have five members, of whom three are nominated by the National Assembly speaker with recommendations from floor negotiating groups. The two others are from media outlets, one from print and the other from broadcasting media.

Assignment Procedure

Position Appointment Procedure In Accordance With
Chairman Election from the Board of Directors Article 26-5 the Law On The Promotion Of News Agencies
Director Recommendation from Government,
National Assembly, and Korean Association of Newspaper → Appointment by The President
Article 26-4 & 7 the Law On The Promotion Of News Agencies
Auditor Recommendation of Chairman → Appointment by Resolution of the Board of Directors Article 26-6 the Law On The Promotion Of News Agencies

Committee

Position Name Period Recommandation note
Chairman Kang Gi Seok 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 Government
Director Kim Seh Eun 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 Government
Director Park Jong Ryul 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 National Assembly
Director Kim Dong Kyu 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 National Assembly
Director Yoon Jae Hong 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 National Assembly
Director Jin Hong Soon 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 Korean Broadcasters Association
Director Heo Seung Ho 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 Korean Association of Newspapers Reappointment
Auditor Kim Tae Woong 2018. 6. 7 – 2021. 6. 6 Chairman

Committee

Position Name 임기 주요경력 추천처 비고
Chairman 강기석 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 신문유통원장
– 경향신문 편집국장
정부
Director 김세은 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 강원대 신문방송학과 교수(현)
– 한국방송학회 부회장(현)
정부
Director 박종렬 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 가천대 신문방송학과 교수(현)
– 방송통신심의위원회 심의위원
국회
Director 김동규 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 건국대 디지털저널리즘학과 교수(현)
– 지역신문발전위원회 위원
국회
Director 윤재홍 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 한국정치커뮤니케이션학회 고문(현)
– KBS 제주방송총국장
국회
Director 진홍순 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – KBS 이사
– KBS 보도국장
한국방송협회
Director 허승호 2018. 2. 8 – 2021. 2. 7 – 한국신문협회 사무총장(현)
– 동아일보 편집국 부국장
한국신문협회 연임
Auditor 김태웅 2018. 3. 19 – 2018. 5. 25 – 중부대 신문방송학과 겸임교수(현)
– 연합뉴스 논설위원
이사장