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Kohei Tsuji

Journalist and Middle East Bureau Chief, NHK
Japan

Kohei Tsuji is a foreign affairs journalist for Japanese public broadcaster NHK, covering the Middle East. He has spent three years in Jerusalem as a bureau chief. Kohei's work has focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Arab Spring, Syrian refugees and numerous other issues in the region.

Kohei also has extensive experience of covering the great earthquake and tsunami that struck the northern part of Japan. He spent three years there reporting how people and the government tried to recover after the disaster.

Having experienced the difficulties of reporting complicated reality without oversimplifying, Kohei is searching for new ways to deliver news. He is currently interested in narrative story-telling and podcasts as tools to reach a wider audience with more depth and insights. Kohei holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Waseda University in Tokyo.