top of page

Bio & experience

Emiko Jozuka is a Digital Producer at CNN International in Hong Kong.


Before CNN, Emiko covered business, culture, technology, and science at WIRED UK then VICE Motherboard where she produced video, wrote articles, and launched one column on Japan and another on the intersections of technology and international development.


She has also lived in Istanbul, Turkey, where she worked for the Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review contributing articles and video. In 2011, she freelanced from the predominantly Kurdish region of southeast Turkey, covering the Kurdish issue as well as other cultural, human rights, migration, and environmental topics. She also wrote on the repercussions of the conflict in Syria from along the Turkish-Syrian border. Outside of journalism, she worked as a script developer and production staff in the indie Kurdish film scene. She is also working on an initiative to showcase and attain the support needed to conserve the archive and historic legacy of Joe Honda, Japan’s lead pioneer of motorsport fine art photography.

She is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Turkish, and proficient in Japanese.

nch, Spanish and Turkish, and proficient in Japanese.

Digital/Programming Producer, Hong Kong | August 2016 -

Helped managed digital content flow and made use of available data and analytics to make informed curatorial decisions. 

Scheduled and targeted content to key markets and identified areas of growth.

Collaborated with interactive and graphics producers to enhance features and news writes.

Researched, wrote, and produced original features.  

Field produced and packaged original video features from Japan and China. 

Appeared on CNN News Stream and other programmes to talk about Japan.

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee for 'Japan's demographic reckoning' project.

VICE, Motherboard, London

Staff writer/Producer | April 2015 - July 2016

Helped curate the VICE Motherboard homepage.

Collaborated with the Japan bureau on original content.

Launched one column covering technology in Japan and another on the intersections of technology and international development.

Produced video segments on healthcare, cybersecurity, and robotics for Motherboard.

Contributed to VICE News.

CNN International, Hong Kong
Hurriyet Daily News & Economic Review, Istanbul, Turkey 

Multimedia journalist, Istanbul, Turkey | August 2010 - September 2013

Managed the expat page and wrote two columns a week for it. 

Covered arts and film festivals and shot and edited video packages. 

Launched Hurriyet Daily News' digital video output.

Freelance, Van, Diyarbakir, Şirnak, Batman, Antakya, Turkey

Reporter/Photographer/Videographer/Film Production/Script Editor | 2011 - 2013

Featured in the Guardian, SETimes, eKurd, Christian Science Monitor, Al-Ahkbar.

Publications & grants

Editorial Assistant/Writer | September 2014 - March 2015

Helped daily editorial production and wrote news and features.

Self-shot and edited a video for an arts feature.

Reported from the WIRED Health and annual conference.

Reported from events and produced original feature content.

Helped launch and curate the WIRED morning news letter.


Shortlisted for the Words by Women Award (Tech section) | March 2016

'Trafic' -- a photo/poetry book published between Ecole Normale Superieure de Lettres et Sciences, Lyon and Ecole Nationale de la Photographie in Arles, France.

Awarded a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grant for a series on Japan's population crisis. 

Awarded a silver medal by the Automotive Heritage Center for a feature on Japanese artist Joe Honda.

2010 - present
2010 - present
bottom of page