Jintak Han is a photojournalist currently based in Los Angeles and Seoul. He has been studying photography since 2009, specializing in editorial photography.
Attending UCLA for the linguistics and Asian languages and cultures program, Jintak is a senior staff photographer and former assistant photo editor for the student newspaper, Daily Bruin. He is best known for documentary, spot news and sports photography. He is also a news reporter and has mainly covered breaking news in the Los Angeles area as a writer.
In 2017, he received the Bruin’s annual travel grant award through which he produced an award-winning investigative multimedia feature on marijuana legalization in California with fellow members Evolet Chiu, Jasmine Aquino and Iris Lee.
His work also includes videography and audio engineering. Jintak, who also goes by Jim, is fluent in English and Korean and is a Korean interpreter and translator for the Bruin. He is also proficient in Japanese.