Rachel Mealey

About Rachel Mealey

Rachel has been the ABC’s Tokyo Correspondent since 2015. Rachel graduated from the University of Queensland with a double Bachelor Degree in Arts and Economics, where one of her majors was journalism and government. Upon graduation, Rachel pursued her interest in journalism by beginner her career with the Australian Broadcasting agency. She has held journalist and correspondent positions at the ABC for ABC Radio Current Affairs, ABC TV, ABC News Breakfast and has been the ABC’s Tokyo correspondent since 2015. She has lived in Japan for 7 years and before taking up her current role with the ABC she reported for Al Jazeera from Tokyo. She has reported extensively about politics, economics and culture from Japan.