Bryan Betts is a journalist living and working in South Korea. He has worked as a reporter for The State Newspaper in Columbia, SC and The Alamogordo Daily News in Alamogordo, NM and has contributed reporting to the New York Times. His writing has also appeared in The El Paso Times, Lake Murray Magazine, and Engage Furman Magazine. As an undergraduate, he served as editor-in-chief of The Paladin student newspaper, which won five statewide awards for journalistic excellence under his editorship. Bryan originally came to Korea as an English Teaching Assistant through the Fulbright Program and worked for two years at a high school in Jeollabuk-do prior to becoming a freelance journalist.