Keiko Yamamoto

Senior Manager
News Devision, Nagoya Station NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Keiko Yamamoto is a journalist at NHK (JAPAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION). She currently is in charge of news at the broadcaster’s 24-hour English channel, NHK World, now reaching 160 countries and regions around the globe. Keiko has covered social issues with a focus on empowerment of women such as #MeToo movement, children’s right and education.
In 2001, she founded a network for women journalists, connecting people in order to promote new social values and concepts to Japanese society. The association has grown and now has more than 700 members that include women from other professional fields. In 2009, the Asia Society named her as an Asia21 Fellow, a young leader of Asia. Keiko received her MA in International Development from Nagoya University. She is the mother of a 11-year-old daughter.