[SNSD’s Seohyun becomes a reporter for a day part 1] “Anything I say will become a huge news”

Hello. I am SNSD’s Maknae (youngest), Seohyun. I have became a news reporter for a day for Daily Sports’ 40th anniversary. Up until now, I was very curious over many things whenever I met with reporters. Through this experience, I have thoroughly learned how news articles are posted (written) on the internet (newspapers). It was harder than I had expected when I actually tried writing an article. I think being a news reporter is very appealing; but of course, I like being a singer. Would you care to join Seohyun’s hectic day?

8:00 AM Go to work

Arrive at work by 8:00 AM. Since I am used to the busy schedule, this was a piece of cake. Anyways, even though I’m a news reporter for only a day, I should greet the chief editor and other sunbaenims (senior workers). Hello, I am Seohyun. Will you please watch over me closely, throughout the day? Wait a minute, I’m a Maknae at work too, *whimper~

8:10 AM Check other newspapers

Wow, I had no idea you have to check this many newspapers. I see some unfamiliar newspapers too. I wonder what kind of news articles are written in these newspapers? It must be really hard being ahead of all these other newspaper companies…Daily Sports is impressive. Yesterday, looks like there were this many incidents. Wait, how come there isn’t a single line about SNSD?

8:30 AM A conference meeting, the topic was coming up with a new section.

I had a chance to attend a conference meeting, where only team managers and higher ups can attend. While Sunbaenims were giving me some advices to a fledgling news reporter, they also told me that it is unusual for conference meeting to be this lively. Then one of the team managers said something to me, “You should quickly become an adult and do “Talking, while drinking” interviews, right? Hm..but, “the quiz they make you do at the end is really hard”~ *

*There are shows that purposely intoxicate celebrities and they ask you questions or they call it “Talking,while drinking” interviews. And at the end, they ask you SUPER HARD current event questions. -Big thanks to Amy for the explanation!-

8:40 AM Start typing the article

Alright, now it’s type to actually write the article. This is hard. It looks so simple, when you just read the article, but when you have to write it, it’s so hard. Alright, should I write an article about SNSD members? Anything I say will become a huge news.

10:30 AM A design team member monitors and checks my work

Now is the time to check if I have given an appropriate title for the article I am writing, and to check if I have placed pictures and texts correctly. They told me that this is the busiest time of the day. I didn’t know there was a profession for copywriters.

10:50 AM Final check by an editor

Once you are done with working on the design, the article is actually printed on the newspaper.
I think it’s now the time for an editor to take a look at my article? My next tasks: Fix various grammar mistakes, spacing errors, quality check, and uh oh, I wrote too much. How do I shorten the article? This is so hopeless. Sunbaenim, please help me.


[SNSD’s Seohyun becomes a reporter for a day part 2] “Hey, being a photographer isn’t that bad, should I buy a DSLR?”

1:00 PM

Female celebrities laugh and cry over a picture. When a photographer told me that taking pictures at certain camera angles can change everything, I focused even more at what he had to say. Should I buy a DSLR?

2:00 PM A passionate news-reporter interview

There is this survival program called, “A passionate News-reporter” hosted by QTV, where they select their new news-reporters, and I had a chance to interview them. Currently, there are five survivors and the final survivor will be recruited by the Daily Sports. I think all five survivors are amazing. I am currently throwing a bunch of questions at them.

3:00 PM Business trip to the field

A notebook…check…A notepad check…A voice recorder check, I’m fully equipped and now I will be on my way to cover the filming set for ‘Seun Dok Queen’ on the spot.

5:00 PM Submit the news article

There is no deadline for submitting news articles online. I must be able to find an internet connection wherever I am, and submit the latest news article. I hope you will be moved by the optimistic news reporter, Seohyun. Alright, shall I close the lid of my notebook and go somewhere and find another hot issue.

[SNSD’s Seohyun becomes a reporter for a day Part 3] “I would like to interview Ock Juhyun and Johnny Depp.”

If I were to become a celebrity news reporter, then I would like to interview these two people.

First, I would like to interview Ock Juhyun unni. She started out as a member of the idol group and now her ability to perform as a musical actress is acknowledged. I envy her ability to shine on the stage during the musical. However, it must have been really difficult for her to reach this point. For sure, I would like to listen to how she has coped with depressions and adversities through an interview.

Second, I would like to interview Johnny Depp. He has been my ‘precious’ actor, since I was in middle school. Who can match his ability to act perfectly no matter what role is given to him, and have the looks and the superb acting skills. But what if I become nervous during the interview? I would be selfish for interviewing him, right? This has been daily news reporter, Seohyun from Daily Sports.


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Translated by cathode@soshified.com/forums
Edited by nerD@soshified.com/forums

*part 4 coming soon