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Steven Herman

Southeast Asia
Bureau Chief
Bangkok, Thailand

Steven Herman is an American correspondent who has lived in Asia continuously since 1990. He is currently the Voice of America’s bureau chief in Bangkok, reporting on Southeast Asia and South Asia regions. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the Overseas Press Club of America and the Executive Committee of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand.

From 2010 until mid-2013, he was VOA’s Northeast Asia bureau chief, based in Seoul, covering the Korean Peninsula and Japan. His Twitter (@W7VOA) coverage from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami disaster sites in 2011 was cited by major media outlets.

Herman was VOA’s South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi 2007-2010. During that time he covered on site the end of the Sri Lanka’s civil war, as well as undertaking numerous extended assignments in Afghanistan and Pakistan.