Yumiko Ono
Yumiko Ono
Managing Editor, WSJ Japan

Ms. Ono is managing editor of WSJ Japan, The Wall Street Journal’s Japanese-language website and news service. In 2009, she led the launch of jp.WSJ.com, the journal’s first website in Japanese and one of the earliest examples of its rapidly expanding list of local language websites.

Since 2012, she has also overseen the editorial team for Dow Jones Newswires Japanese Language Services, a news service providing translated articles on international equities and markets. She appears regularly on global news programs in Japan, including NHK BS-1’s "Catch! Sekai no Shiten."

Ms. Ono joined the Wall Street Journal’s Tokyo bureau as a news assistant and interpreter. She became a reporter in 1989, covering business news in Tokyo. In 1994, she moved to New York to cover the retail and advertising industries. She was named Tokyo deputy bureau chief in 2002 and bureau chief in 2003.

Ms. Ono has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Tsukuba in Japan.

The international media now seems to embrace all the hype of Abenomics, although it still remains to be seen whether Japan can add substance to the hype and regain its global significance.

Japan in the Media: What Should Japan’s Story Be, and How Should Japan Communicate It?

The international media now seems to embrace all the hype of Abenomics, although it still remains to be seen whether Japan can add substance to the hype and regain its global significance.