About the Authors
Chad O'Carroll is the founder of NK News/NK Pro and related holding company Korea Risk Group. In addition to being the group's CEO, O'Carroll is a frequent writer and commentator about the Koreas, having written about the two nations since 2010. He has visited the DPRK multiple times, worked and lived in Washington, D.C. with a focus on peninsula issues, and lived in the ROK since 2016.
David Volodzko is a journalist whose writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Jamestown Foundation, The Diplomat and the Wall Street Journal. He is also a former Korea correspondent for South China Morning Post and the former national editor for Korea JoongAng Daily.