Steve Herman spent more than a quarter of a century in Asia, including years of reporting from Tokyo and subsequently as a VOA correspondent and bureau chief in India, Korea and Thailand. He also served in 2016 as VOA’s Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, based at the State Department, before shifting to the White House at the start of the Trump administration. He has, so far, been on more than 20 flights on Air Force One with the president both in the U.S. and overseas.
Steve was elected for five consecutive years to serve as Chairman of The Foreign Press in Japan (FPIJ), after completing a one-year term as President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ). He also served a one-year term as President of the Seoul Foreign Correspondents’ Club and a two-year term as a Governor of the Overseas Press Club of America. He is currently a member of the White House Correspondents’ Association and the National Press Club.