Actress Kim Nam-joo will receive a presidential commendation for her contribution to Korean popular culture.
Kim, who recently returned to TV screens after a six-year hiatus, will be honored at this year's Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards in Seoul on Wednesday.
She won the hearts of many viewers with a charismatic performance as an anchorwoman who fights gender discrimination and the glass ceiling in the hit TV series "Misty", which aired early this year.
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