Ri Chun-hee

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Ri Chun-hee
Native name리춘히
Born (1943-07-08) 8 Julie 1943 (age 80)
Tongchon, Gangwon, Japanese Korea
ResidencePyongyang, North Korea
CitizenshipNorth Korea
Alma materPyongyang Varsity o Theatre an Film
Years active1971–2012
Kent forUmwhile heid reporter for KCTV
Korean name
Revised RomanisationI Chunhi
McCune–ReischauerRi Ch'unhi

Ri Chun-hee (an aa romanised as Ri Chun Hee an Ri Chun Hui;[1] born 8 Julie 1943) is a retired news anchorwumman for North Korean broadcaster Korean Central Television (KCTV). She is most notable for her characteristic emotional and sometimes vitriolic tone, describit as "passionate", "vaguely menacin", an "aggressive".[2] Ri made the offeecial announcements o the daiths o Kim Il-sung in 1994 an Kim Jong-il in 2011.[3] In a news report bi CCTV News on 24 Januar 2012, Ri annoonced her retirement as chief newsreader at KCTV.[4] She haes periodically reappeared on telly in the years syne, teepically tae mak an annooncement regairdin the kintra's militaristic development.[5]

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  1. Makino, Yoshihiro (16 December 2011). "North Korea's 'People's broadcaster' missing". Asia & Japan Watch. Asahi Shimbun. Archived frae the original on 8 Mey 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2016. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  2. Madden, Michael (2010). Bermudez, Joseph S., Jr. (ed.). "Ri Chun Hui" (PDF). KPA Journal. 1 (10): 4–5. Archived (PDF) frae the original on 12 Januar 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2016. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  3. Harris, Elizabeth A.; Mackey, Robert (19 December 2011). "The Lede: On North Korean State Television, News of the Leader's Death and Floods of Tears". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived frae the original on 15 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2016. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  4. Report on CCTV English on YouTube annooncin Ri's retirement
  5. "The only woman North Korea trusts to deliver its most important propaganda: Ri Chun-hee – the news anchor Kim Jong-un wheels out when he wants to impress the world". dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 7 Januar 2016.