Sunday, 28 December 2014

From our own correspondents

My portraits of Foreign Correspondents's Club of Japan members – focusing on the actual correspondent members, but with a couple of other non-correspopndent members – from the 2014 run of the in-house Club magazine, Number 1 Shimbun. Including those working for the New York Times, in photography, the Guardian and Al Jazeera, and from Singapore, Japan, Tibet and Germany…

Akiko Ryu Innes-Taylor: Associate Member, head of PR for Otsuka Pharmaceuticals (and probably the first woman to receive official paid maternity leave in Japan).

Sonia Blashcke: freelance journalist reporting largely for publications in Germany.

Vellayappa Chockalinghan, know as Chuck Lingham, published in his 100th birthday month. Life Member, former businessman and involved with the Indian liberation movement

Everett Kennedy Brown – photographer, currently well known for his wet-print photos and involvement in visually exploring traditions in Japan

Martin Fackler, Japan correspondent for the New York Times

Fadi Salameh, correspondent for Al Jazeera and a former doctor from Syria.

Choo Wei Foo, correspondent for Singaporian Press Holdings in print and including Chinese-language TV.

Justin McCurry, Guardian correspondent and reporter for Global Post and others.

Kazuo Kobayashi, ex-Russia correspondent for NHK TV, now retired. He was recovering from cancer, and said he was pleased to have this photographic record of cancer survival.

Pema Gyalpo, the Dalai Lama's representative in Japan until 1990, now academic, journalist and involved in politics.

Tim Hornyak, IDG News Service technology journalist and author of a book on Japanese robots.

Robert Whiting, writer on crime and baseball – his books include You've Gotta Have Wa and Tokyo Underworld.

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