Akiko Fujita

Akiko Fujita

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.« Read Less
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North Korea Warns Embassies to Evacuate Before April 10
By AKIKO FUJITA
April 5, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Japanese Politician Stirs Ire Over US Troop, Wartime Sex Slaves Comments
By AKIKO FUJITA
May 27, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Edward Snowden Claims NSA Documents Show U.S. Hacks China: Report
By LEE FERRAN and AKIKO FUJITA
June 12, 2013 Story from Blotter LEE FERRAN and AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Kerry on NKorea: US Would Not Rule Out Talks, But Only If Denuclearization Steps Taken
By AKIKO FUJITA and JOOHEE CHO
April 14, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA and JOOHEE CHO , ABC News
US Calls North Korea Rocket Launch a 'Provocative Act'
By GLORIA RIVIERA, JOOHEE CHO and AKIKO FUJITA
December 12, 2012 Story from International GLORIA RIVIERA, JOOHEE CHO and AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Japanese Octogenarian Becomes Oldest Man to Reach Summit of Mount Everest
By AKIKO FUJITA
May 23, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Dreamliner Fleet to Resume Flying 'Within Weeks,' Boeing Says
By AKIKO FUJITA
March 15, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Protesters Take to Hong Kong Streets in Support of NSA Leaker Edward Snowden
By AKIKO FUJITA
June 15, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Secretary of State John Kerry Arrives in South Korea Amid Fears of War
By AKIKO FUJITA
April 12, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Google Begins Mapping Japan's Nuclear Exclusion Zone
By AKIKO FUJITA
March 4, 2013 Story from Technology AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
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