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Matthew Miller was detained in Pyongyang after reportedly tearing up his visa at the airport and demanding asylum.
Official news agency says Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller are to be tried for crimes against the state.
Arrival comes hours after North cancelled visit of second envoy, due to discuss future of jailed US man Kenneth Bae.
Pyongyang decision comes ahead of the annual US-South Korea military drills which North views as rehearsal for invasion.
US diplomat Robert King had been scheduled to visit Pyongyang to discuss release of American prisoner.
US envoy Robert King will try to secure release of Christian missionary Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years hard labour.
Pae Jun-ho, known in the US as Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years hard labour for "hostile acts" against Pyongyang.
North says imprisoned US citizen Pae Jun-Ho's case will be heard at Supreme Court but fails to give details of charges.
An estimated 80,000 men, women and even children are being held in solitary confinement on any given day in US prisons.
Eddie Jun, held on unspecified charges for six months, has been freed following visit to Pyongyang by US envoy.
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