Sayuri Daimon

Executive Operating Officer / Senior Editorial Writer, Editorial Writers Board
The Japan Times
Upon graduating from Sophia University, Sayuri Daimon joined The Japan Times in 1991. Since then, she has covered various fields as a staff writer, ranging from politics to business. She became Domestic News Division Manager in 2006 and Managing Editor in 2013. She is the first women to taken this position in the company. Since 2019, she has also been serving as Managing Editor. In 2000, Daimon won the Nieman fellowship at Harvard University, and studied journalism and American politics. In 2005, she stayed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, researching “Women in Saudi Arabia” as a fellow at King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. In 2016, she received “Japan Women Award (Leadership & Innovation)'' from Forbes Japan. She is the author of “The Japan Times Hododesuku-hatsu, gurobarushakai-wo-ikiru josei-no-tameno johoryoku (From The Japan Times newsdesk: information gathering-power for global women)’’ publshied by The Japan Times and “Harvard-de-katarareru Sekai Senryaku (Diplomatic Strategies Discussed at Harvard)” published by Kobunsha.