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 investigated stories relating to the financial scandals of politicians, government corruption and fraud in major companies.

He wrote about government-affiliated corporation wasting tax revenues (2010), and the hidden relationship between politicians and nuclear power companies (2014).