Taehyung Kim

News Reporter, Executive Editor in Digital News, KBS

Taehyung Kim is a news reporter and the executive editor of digital news at Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), a public network and a multimedia news organization in Korea. With 24 years of experience of working at KBS, he has been covering business news, social issues, investigative reporting and data journalism. He is the recipient of awards from Journalists of Association of Korea, Korea Online Editing Association, Korean Association for Survey Research and Korea Broadcast Journalists Association. His investigative news documentary on professors' plagiarism and redundant publication of research in the academia, 'Scholars and One's Paper,' was a finalist for the 2010 IRE Awards TV Network category.

Taehyung is speaking at

October 5, 2018
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Seasons (Lobby Floor)


  • Taehyung Kim (Speaker) News Reporter, Executive Editor in Digital News, KBS
  • Jennifer LaFleur (Speaker) Investigative Reporting Workshop
  • Khalid Khattak (Speaker) Founder, Data Stories
  • Brant Houston (Moderator) Knight Chair in Investigative and Enterprise Reporting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


This session will present a broad overview of the kinds of data-driven stories - small and large - being done around the world, the digital tools - old and new - being used, and the various methodologies involved in doing data journalism. 

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