Justin Heifetz is an American freelance journalist based in Seoul, reporting from South Korea and across the region.
He often covers life in Asia’s far-flung margins: Justin has reported on India’s transgender sex workers, the Philippines’ elderly drag performers, Korea’s child star training camps and maid abuse in Hong Kong.
He has reported on the ground from Korea, Hong Kong, mainland China, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia.
Justin is also a freelance business writer. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a bachelor’s in Classics and the University of Hong Kong with a Master of Journalism degree.
He speaks Mandarin Chinese, having studied the language in both Beijing and Guangzhou.
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