Jonathan Cheng is the Seoul bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, overseeing the Journal’s coverage of the Korean peninsula, including North Korean politics, South Korean politics and South Korean conglomerates. Previously, Mr. Cheng was a markets reporter in New York, covering trends in the financial markets, with an emphasis on stocks. He started his career as a reporter in the Journal’s Hong Kong bureau, where he covered politics, corporate news, markets, real estate and casinos. Mr. Cheng speaks English, Chinese, French and Korean. A native of Toronto, Canada, Mr. Cheng graduated from Princeton University with a degree in history.