Class X (2012-2013)

7. Nissa Rhee

Sponsor Club: Rotary Club of Seoul, District 3650

Host Club: Carindale, District 9630

Nissa Rhee is a multimedia journalist who specializes in conflict and cultural issues. Before moving down under, she worked for several years in South Korea and the United States. Nissa’s work has appeared in a variety of print and radio outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor, the Korean partner of the International Herald Tribune, and Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

In addition to her reporting work, Nissa produces the audio component of the Iraq History Project and Current Violations Project – together one of the largest documentation programs of human rights abuses in the world. Between 2006 and 2009, Nissa worked as a producer and director of Chicago Public Radio’s daily international affairs program “Worldview.” She travelled with the show to both Mexico and Canada to report on immigration issues. Nissa received her BA from the University of Chicago in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities. A portfolio of her work can be found at www.nissarhee.com.