Reporter / Researcher

Posted On: January 21, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: The Yomiuri Shimbun

Company Description

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest daily newspaper and news stie. We are headquartered in Tokyo and have 26 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: New York, Washington, and Los Angeles. Website: English-language site is:

Job Description

Main duties involve assisting the Yomiuri Shimbun’s New York based Japanese business correspondent by covering events, conferences, company earnings calls, tracking relevant stories, arranging and conducting interviews, doing research, and coming up with story ideas. One area of special focus is big tech and related political news involving Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple.

In addition to reporting on business and covering financial markets, you may at times have to cover other areas (including national politics, sports, etc.) as the situation warrants. Some transcription / synopsizing of press conferences is also required. Since the articles are written in Japanese, there are no byline opportunities for this position.

To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to , New York, Bureau Chief Makoto Murayama (

. No phone calls, please. Candidates will be interviewed via Zoom and will initially be working remotely.