Business News Anchor
Travelled to the former Yugoslavia and reported on the war situation in Bungei Shunju, a monthly magazine.
Main newscaster, NHK-BS's "World Report", and NHK's "Good Morning Japan" and "Morning Wide";
TV Asahi's evening news broadcast "News Station." 1995, following Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, delivered reports from the ground.
Hosted TV Tokyo's "WBS (World Business Satellite)" covering developments in the Japanese economy and business.
Has also hosted "National Election Special Coverage", and "The Challenge of Jack Welch: The Greatest Corporate Leader".
Anchor, Broadcast Satellite (BS) Japan's "Kotani Maoko's KANDAN"; interviewed numerous CEOs and business leaders on topics ranging from corporate management to personal life.
Anchor, Broadcast Satellite (BS) Japan's nightly news programme, "Nikkei Plus 10".
UN WFP (World Food Programme) Adviser
IMC(International Media Council)member
Moderate at annual OECD Forum
TOYOTA Mobility Foundation member of the Board of Directors