Akiko Fujita Biography
Akiko Fujita is a prominent American multimedia journalist currently serving as an anchor and reporter at Yahoo Finance based in New York City, United States of America. There, she covers the intersection of tech and geopolitics.
Formerly, she worked as an anchor and a correspondent for CNBC stationed in Hong Kong. There, Akiko co-anchored Squawk Box Asia each morning, interviewing political leaders and major businesses all over the region. Additionally, she reported on the tech sector across APAC for all CNBC platforms.
Akiko Fujita Age
Akiko was born on 9th September 1979, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is 41 years old.
Akiko Fujita Height
Akiko is a woman of medium stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (approx. 1.6 m).
Akiko Fujita Family
Akiko Fujita was born and raised by her hardworking and staunch parents in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She was raised alongside her 2 siblings, Shinichiro Fujita and Oishii Chantilly. Moreover, Akiko’s grandfather, Morio Ikeda was born on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Akiko Fujita Education
She matriculated at the University of Southern California and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and International relation.
Akiko Fujita Husband
Akiko is a preserved person and has managed to keep her love life away from the spotlight, thus making it difficult to notify if she is married, engaged, dating, or single. Akiko is fluent in the Japanese language.
Akiko Fujita Salary
She receives a satisfactory salary of $87,410 per year. This is according to Yahoo Finance anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Akiko Fujita Net Worth
Akiko Futija has piled up a decent over the years through her successful career and has an estimated net worth ranging between $500,000 – $1 million.
Akiko Fujita Career
Currently, she works for Yahoo Finance in New York City, New York as a reporter and anchor. There, she covers the intersection of tech and geopolitics. Before joining Yahoo Finance, Akiko was a co-host and correspondent of the flagship morning program Squawk Box for CNBC stationed in Hong Kong. While here, Akiko covered newsmakers as Asian markets open for trade, asset managers, and viewers’ news and views from the top CEOs.
Prior to that, she was a Tokyo-stationed correspondent for ABC News. There, Akiko reported on major stories such as the nuclear disaster and the 2011 tsunami in Japan. Additionally, she traveled across East Asia, covering everything such as the conflict on the Korean Peninsula as well as Edward Snowden.
Originally, Akiko worked for KOMO-TV and Northwest Cable News as a general assignment reporter in Seattle. Additionally, she kicked off her journalism career serving in the small town of Pocatello, Idaho. Prior to that, she worked for CNBC International as an anchor.
There, Akiko co-anchored Squawk Box Asia each morning, interviewing political leaders and major businesses such as Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe all over the region.
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