Park Jong Jin, born in Gwangju, is a former South Korean journalist, politician and broadcaster, essayist and critic. He graduated from the Dong A University of Broadcasting and Arts.
He started his career as a writer in KBS and SBS while in college, and then progressed as a journalist in 1993 as a PD in the first public recruitment of Daekyo Broadcasting. Then he moved to MBN where he worked as a reporter and anchor at the Ministry of Economy.
In 2000 at the age of 33, he became the youngest reporter to visit the Blue House during the time of the People’s Government.
In May 2021 after he was defeated in the general elections, he assumed the role of President of iHQ and transformed into a businessman again.