The first Seoul Foreign Correspondents' Club (SFCC) was formed by nine journalists in 1956, three years after the end of the Korean War. Since then, the club has had several incarnations and is now one of the most established foreign correspondents' clubs in Asia.
For nearly half a century, the club has attracted prominent guest speakers ranging from presidents and corporate chiefs to North Korean defectors and leading social figures. Some distinguished visitors have included President Lee Myung-bak, Speaker of the National Assembly Park Hee-tae, and U.S. Ambassador Kathleen Stephens. The club also holds various social activities for the welfare and benefit of our members. Members also have the use of a work room, Equipped with the latest notebook computers. Currently the club has 480 members, including representatives from about 90 media organizations.