War, nuclear disaster, & Journalism |
February 26th, 2017
Yuri Kageyama will discuss the job of a journalist, telling stories from her 25 year career working on 3 continents. She has covered a wide array of stories over her time and has a vast experience working in her field. This event will include not just a lecture about journalism, but also a live performance of an excerpt of “News from Fukushima”, a stage production by Ms. Kageyama.
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Best for: Grade 5 and up
Fee: ¥1,500 Students | ¥ 2,500 Guardians / Adults
Location: KA International | Toritsudaigaku Campus | 4th Floor
1 Chome-6-8 Nakane, Meguro, Tokyo 152-0031
Yuri Kageyama worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press for over 25 years, working at offices in Tokyo, London, and New York. Her father worked as a NASA engineer in both Japan and the US. After graduating with honors from Cornell University, she acquired a master's degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley.
She has covered many topics and genres as a journalist for the Associated Press, from the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear accident that devastated Eastern Japan, to science and technology, business, entertainment, politics, sports, and even pop culture and trends. She is also a poet, a writer, a songwriter and a film maker; she uses her words and music to continuously challenging herself in new culture, new genres, and the new generation.