photojournalist, visual storyteller
As a photojournalist for more than three decades, Hyungwon Kang has been a witness to history. Kang has worked for Reuters, The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times and TIME Magazine. During his tenure in journalism, Kang has served as a Photographer, Photo Editor, Front Page Photo Editor, Photo Assignment Editor, and as a Manager.
Kang who grew up in Southern California, attended Berendo Middle School in Los Angeles Koreatown, Sequoia Jr. High in Reseda, Bishop Amat Memorial High in La Puente and graduated with BA in Political Science/International Relations from UCLA.
Kang was on the staff of Los Angeles Times during the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.