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Kea Sung Chung

Kea Sung Chung, Korean, American television broadcasting executive. Recipient Merit Sus award Republic of Korea Ministry Culture and Information, 1978; National Merit award President Republic of Korea, 1990, Presidential award, 1993.

Background

  • Chung, Kea Sung was born on January 2, 1935 in Pusan, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1973. Son of Tae In and Dou Kum (Lee) Chung.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Center Missouri State University, 1957. Doctor Business Management, California International University, 1982. Doctor Business Management (honorary), Kyung Nam University, 2002.

    Career

    • President Voice of Korea, Honolulu, 1975, Polynesian Fair, Inc., Honolulu, since 1976. President, Chief Executive Officer KBFD, television, since 1984. President The Asia Network, since 1986.

      Director Hawaii Korea National Tourism Organization, Honolulu, since 1975. President Korean television Broadcasters Association of America, since 1993.

    Membership

    Past president Korean Community Council Hawaii, Honolulu, 1980-1982. Chairman Temple Construction of Dae Won Sa Buddhist Temple, Honolulu. Honorary member advisory council Democratic and Peaceful Unification of Korea, since 1984.

    Member American Society Travel Agents (past board directors 1975), Korea Tourist Bureau Inc. (president 1975), Hawaii television Broadcasters Association (board directors 1992), Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce (past president 1979-1980), Korean Athletic Association (past board directors 1977-1979), Korean Press Club Hawaii (past president 1982-1983), Lions (honorary, charter president Honolulu 1987)( Zone Chairman since 2003).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Ok Soon Yang, June 20, 1958. Children: Hee Sung, Yun Hee, Jaeh Hoon, Juneho.
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    Born January 2, 1935
    • 1957
      Center Missouri State University
    • 1982
      California International University
    • 2002
      Kyung Nam University
    • 1975
      President, Voice of Korea
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1976
      President, Voice of Korea
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1984
      president, KBFD
    • 1984
      Chief Executive Officer, KBFD
    • 1986
      president, The Asia Network