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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Tsunami Warning Lifted After Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Japan
By AKIKO FUJITA
December 7, 2012 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Prosthetic Fingers Help Reform Japan's Feared Yakuza Gangsters
By AKIKO FUJITA
June 6, 2013 Story from US AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
South Korea: North Korea Fires 3 Short-Range Guided Missiles
By AKIKO FUJITA
May 18, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA , ABC News
Real-Life 'Game of Life' to be Played on Japanese Island
By AKIKO FUJITA and MARIA MIRACLE
June 7, 2013 Story from Travel AKIKO FUJITA and MARIA MIRACLE , ABC News
Kerry Calls for Cool Heads on North Korea
By AKIKO FUJITA and JOOHEE CHO
April 15, 2013 Story from International AKIKO FUJITA and JOOHEE CHO , ABC News
FAA Orders Grounding of US Boeing 787 Dreamliners
By JIM AVILA, AKIKO FUJITA and MATT HOSFORD
January 16, 2013 Story from Travel JIM AVILA, AKIKO FUJITA and MATT HOSFORD , ABC News
Google Begins Mapping Japan's Nuclear Exclusion Zone
By AKIKO FUJITA
March 4, 2013 Story from Technology 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
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