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Jarrod-John Du Plooy (JD)

Jarrod-John Du Plooy is a media specialist who works in broadcast media in South Korea. He hosts a daily radio show at the Gwangju Foreign Language Network and has produced various audio documentaries surrounding the rise of Korean cultural contents and its impact as a form of diplomacy. He also currently helps manage media projects in conjunction with Gwangju City Hall and the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championship. He has a background in theatre, film, public relations and marketing and has worked in New York, London and Cape Town. After completing his MBA in Cultural Content Marketing in Seoul he now focuses his attention on creating media contents regarding the importance and role of Cultural Diplomacy through sport, art and culture as a catalyst for progress and public persuasion.