Yo Noguchi

Scholar-in-Residence

Yo Noguchi joined the Investigative Reporting Workshop as a Scholar in Residence of the American University in August 2018.

He has been a staff writer for The Asahi Shimbun, Japanese daily newspaper for about 20 years. As a member of the investigative reporting team and economic news section both in Tokyo, the west region center in Fukuoka, he has been involved in many investigative reporting relating to financial scandals of politicians, government official corruption, and fraud in major companies.

He has two publications about the wasting tax revenues by government- affiliated corporations (2010), and the hidden relationship between politicians and nuclear power companies (2014).