Yuri Kimura

About Yuri Kimura

Yuri is a journalist working for NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corporation. She has been joining the New York bureau of NHK World-Japan since November 2021.

Yuri entered NHK in 2010. She started her career as a correspondent in Aomori prefecture, the northern part of Japan and experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. After she was posted to the Political news division in 2015, covered news on education, foreign policy, and National Diet management. For the past year she was in charge of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, writing articles about COVID-19, medical care system, vaccine policy, and immigration policy.

Yuri graduated from Tusuda University of International and Cultural Studies. She was selected to the Hirasawa Scholar Program in 2007, which is a one-year study abroad program at Bates College.