Wan-tae Kim, former MBC anchor fills out an agent contract with Seven Hundred Co., Ltd and makes a new start on the 12th.
Anchor Wan-tae Kim entered MBC in 1995 and hosted many educational programs such as ‘Janghak Quiz’, ‘Hot Topic LIVE TV(생방송 화제집중)‘, ‘Shall we leave on Saturday?(토요일엔 떠나볼까)’, ‘Apple Tree(사과나무)’, ‘Never Ending Story(네버엔딩 스토리)’, ‘Login Fresh News (로그인싱싱뉴스)’, etc. He also hosted MBC’s representing sports programs like ‘Sports News(스포츠 뉴스)’, ‘Sports Magazine(스포츠 매거진)’, ‘Sports Highlight(스포츠 하이라이트)’, etc., and worked as an international sports coverage anchor for the Olympics, Asian Games, World Cup, F1, etc. Moreover, he was a narrator in various programs as well as a radio DJ.
Last December 31st, he resigned his position and took a resting phase of five months, “I had fears and difficulties of leaving MBC, but now I will take on a new challenge in various areas such as broadcasting, lectures, personal media, etc.”.
On one hand, Seven Hundred(CEO Kyu-sang Lee) has made a new agent contract with anchor Wan-tae Kim and is given a lot of attention for being a young startup and only 6-months-old. The sports-specialized campaign agency has been focusing on Korea Sports Council, Gwangju FINA World Championships for Swimming, etc.
A Seven Hundred representative said “It is an honor to seek a new path together with Korea’s famous sports anchor Wan-tae Kim. Since it is a fresh and young business, we will make passionate inroads in the new contents market.”
Anchor Wan-tae Kim is expected to reveal his performance in various fields as a sports creator, broadcaster, lecturer, etc. with his background of doing sports coverage for the Olympics, Asian Games, World Cup, etc.