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Below are the global members of the HALLYU team. There are also many others outside of the organization that have helped made the HALLYU Magazine dream a reality, so do stop by our affiliates where we say a big thank you to them. Our staff is ever changing and each person has made an impact on HALLYU, those who are no longer included can be iquired about via Contact Us form or you can check out our credits page inside our magazine. Thank you!
More importantly, we say a big thank you to our readers who have chosen us as part of the Korean Wave experience.
Nadezhda Hope is the mastermind behind HALLYU Magazine. She was born in Russia, raised in USA and currently residing in Seoul, Korea. A huge animal lover she has two cats Dot and Shina, who are HALLYU's mascots. The latest HALLYU mascot is her puppy Cherry. Her ideal type is Lee Joon.
Head Representative of Indonesia Division of SouthEast Asia Branch.
K.J Woo is a photographer residing in Seoul. He has photographed Idol Interviews and Covers since 2013 for HALLYU Magazine. He enjoys girl groups.
These are the people who have made HALLYU possible. Thank you!
A full time college student in Texas majoring in Pharmacy, Ryann plays the french horn, trumpet, piano, trombone, and flute. She is such a devoted lover of K-Pop music and Korean culture that she plans on auditioning for J.Tune Camp, YG Entertainment, Cube, and JYP Entertainment, and to eventually live and work in Korea after receiving her Masters' Degree, assuming she doesn't make it into a company.
Grace Shinku Kang
Art Designer/ Adviser
Senior Writing Editor
SouthEast Asia Media/Photographer
Grace is fluent in English and German. She has interviewed Love Pascol, Delight, Alphabat and many more for HALLYU Magazine.
Highly regarded member of HM Family. She is the Lead Manager and oversees that all of HALLYU come together. Dina Panderd is aslo a designer of idolwear brand PANDERD who is now working for HALLYU Magazine. She designs custom clothes for HALLYU's Interviews, photoshoots, Music Videos, Concerts and other performances of the artists that HALLYU is associated with. She also films and does behind the scenes of HALLYU. Her playlist includes BTS, WINNER, GEEKS, GD, M.I.B and other hip-hop style songs.
Asel is a the original member of HM Family. She contributes to creative ideas, topics and the beauty of what you see published. She is HALLYU's top creative contents professional. She is a self established artist with multiple skills. You can check out her website
Josephine has been an excellent media staff and slowly migrated over to Writing Department. She is now our excellent Senior Editor.
Yuzu is cute and quite possibly the youngest member of the HALLYU family, everyone calls her our Gwiyomi or Baby Maknae. She is the Korea-Russia Media and Photoshoot staff. She has worked on many idol interviews and photohoots for HALLYU Magazine such as A-PRINCE, TOUCH, WASSUP, A.CIAN, AlphaBAT and many more.
Korapun is part of HALLYU Magazine's international media staff, taking splendid photographs of events such as Korean Music Wave, MTV Awards, Super Show 4&5, SMTOWN, The 27th Golden Disk Awards, and many, many more all throughout SouthEast Asia.
Senior Layout Artist
Dena H Nguyen
Senior Layout Artist
Kirsy is one of our amazing artists who makes every issue of HALLYU beautiful. She enjoys Super Junior.
Dena is a Senior Artist who creates the beautiful pages that you see within HALLYU Magazine.
SouthEast Asian Representative
Darren lives in Singapore, the centre of attention for the Korean Wave in Southeast Asia. He spends his time reading, writing, working and thinking about Girls Generation as well as DAVICHI in his spare time. Darren is currently majoring in Communications and Media Management.
June Saladino is HALLYU Magazine's key HM Family member. She is the USA Representative and Photographer. June is a resident in Las Vegas and covers an array of KPOP events on USA's West Coast, such as KCON, INFINITE Concerts, and VIXX in USA. You can also find her on panels at KCON every year!
HyeYoon's strong interest in Korean Entertainment and excellent communication skills has enhanced our wonderful team. She has attended events such as 20th Anniversary Dream Concert 2014 and interviewed numerous artists for HALLYU. She enjoys YG artists.
Soizic is HALLYU's Europe Representative, she provides event coverage for HALLYU Magazine. She is our staff Photographer and Writer.