Akiko Fujita

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Akiko Fujita is an ABC News reporter based in Tokyo. She contributes to all ABC News broadcasts, ABC News radio and ABC NewsOne, the network's affiliate news service. She... Read More »

Akiko Fujita is an ABC News reporter based in Tokyo. She contributes to all ABC News broadcasts, ABC News radio and ABC NewsOne, the network's affiliate news service. She also files for ABC News' digital platforms, including ABCNews.com and ABC News NOW.

Since joining ABC News, Fujita has covered major stories throughout Japan and Asia, including the March 11th tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster. She traveled to the most devastated regions in the aftermath of the disasters, reported from inside the nuclear exclusion zone, and has continued to report on Japan's recovery since. Fujita also traveled to Bangkok in the fall of 2011, to cover Thailand's worst flooding in history. In addition to chasing natural disasters, Fujita has covered Japan's historic Women's World Cup win, the ongoing dispute over U.S. marine base Futenma in Okinawa, and the fallout from Toyota's largest recall in company history.

Prior to her move to Japan, Fujita spent several years covering the Northwest as a reporter for ABC affiliate KOMO-TV in Seattle. During her time there, she witnessed the eruption of Mount St. Helens, reported on the closest gubernatorial election in Washington State history, and covered every major snow and rain storm that hit the Northwest. Before joining KOMO-TV, she was a general assignment reporter for NorthWest Cable News in Seattle. She began her career in Pocatello, Idaho where she reported for ABC affiliate KIFI-TV.

A native of Los Angeles, Fujita is a proud graduate of the University of Southern California, where she studied broadcast journalism. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and is fluent in Japanese.

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North Korea Streets and Gulags: Google Maps Reclusive Nation
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Jan 29, 2013 10:03 AM Story from Technology AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
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Jan 30, 2013 11:52 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
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Feb 01, 2013 09:02 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Top Japanese Official Urges Elderly to 'Hurry Up and Die'
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Jan 23, 2013 09:05 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Fukushima School in Limbo, Two Years After Nuclear Disaster
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Mar 10, 2013 07:19 AM Story from International AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
Japan Scrambles Jets in Island Dispute With Russia
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Feb 07, 2013 08:11 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Chinese Warship 'Locked Radar' on Japanese Ship
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Feb 05, 2013 10:43 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Pollenless Trees Nothing to Sneeze At in Japan
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Mar 26, 2013 08:12 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Google Begins Mapping Japan's Nuclear Exclusion Zone
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Mar 04, 2013 10:39 AM Story from Technology AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
Japanese Politician Stirs Ire Over US Troop, Wartime Sex Slaves Comments
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May 27, 2013 09:06 AM Story from International AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
Japan Marks 2-Year Anniversary of Triple Disaster
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Mar 11, 2013 05:58 AM Story from International AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
Woman, 114, Enters Guinness Book of Records
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Feb 27, 2013 11:08 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Prosthetic Fingers Help Reform Japan's Feared Yakuza Gangsters
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Jun 06, 2013 09:05 AM Story from US AKIKO FUJITA, ABC News
South Korean Men Cosmetics-Crazed
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May 11, 2013 09:00 AM Blog Entry from Travel Akiko Fujita, ABC News
Tsunami Victims Pay Back By Helping Tornado Victims
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Jun 04, 2013 07:57 AM Blog Entry from News Akiko Fujita, ABC News
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