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Steven L. Herman, American broadcast journalist, writer. Licensed Federal Communications Commission first class radiotelephone. Named Asia Media Leader delegate, World Economic Forum, 1997. Member Foreign Press in Japan (chairman), Foreign Corresponding Club Japan (past president), Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club (past president). Qtr. Century Wireless Association (life), Overseas Press Club of America (board of governors).

Background

Herman, Steven L was born in 1959 in Cincinnati. Arrived in Japan, 1990. Lived in India 2007-10, in South Korea 2010-13, Thailand 2013-16. Returned to U.S. in 2016.

Education

Student, University Nevada, 1979. Student, American University, 1990. Bachelor, Thomas Edison State College, 1993.

Certified creative writing, Bath College University, England, 1999.

Career

Reporter Associated Press, Washington and Tokyo, 1988—1996. Producer Public Broadcasting Service-Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai Asia Now, Tokyo, 1990—1994. Assignment editor KVBC-television, Las Vegas, 1983—1984, KTIE-television, Ventura, California, 1984—1986.

President Globe Net Productions K.K., Tokyo, 1994—1997. Director Japan Discovery Channel, 1997—2000. Senior vice president Pacific Century Cyber Works-Japan, 2000—2001.

Correspondent Canadian Broadcasting Company, Deutsche Welle.

Achievements

  • Licensed Federal Communications Commission first class radiotelephone.

Works

  • book

    • Last Assignment

      (Lewis Cody, a News Wire Service journalist, is expelled f...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sunset 2020, 1996, Last Assignment, 1999.

Membership

Member Foreign Press in Japan (chairman), Foreign Corresponding Club Japan (past president), Qtr. Century Wireless Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Amateur radio, backgammon, horseback riding, photography.

References

  • Meet the OPC Members: A Q&A With Steve Herman Steve Herman is a well-traveled OPC member who served five consecutive years as chairman of The Foreign Press in Japan and a one-year term as president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. He also was president of the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club.