My Stories for The Associated Press 2020

I have worked as a reporter for The Associated Press in the New York, Detroit and Tokyo bureaus, but almost entirely in Tokyo, the city where I grew up. I do mostly stories but I also sometimes do photos and video. Thank you for your interest in The AP.

Click here for my AP Stories for 2019 and 2018.

My AP Stories in 2020 follow below. Click on the highlights to jump to my entire AP stories:

THE YEAR STARTS OFF WITH MY COVERAGE OF CARLOS GHOSN´╗┐

My AP Story Jan. 9, 2020 about how Ghosn as fugitive is bringing global attention to Japanese justice.


My AP Story Jan 4, 2020 on how Ghosn’s lawyer is as outraged by Japan’s legal system as by the escape.

My AP Story Jan. 12, 2020 how the lawyer tallied the questioning of his client without a lawyer present, and found it averaged seven hours a day.


My AP Story Jan. 3, 2020 on what’s known and not known about Ghosn’s case after his escape.

My AP Story Jan. 7, 2020 on arrest warrant for Nissan ex-chair’s wife Carole and Nissan saying Ghosn is still responsible for “serious misconduct.

My AP Story Jan. 5, 2020 on Japan saying Ghosn’s escape was inexcusable, and it has ordered an investigation

My AP Story Jan. 10, 2010 on Ghosn’s lawyer slamming Japanese justice minister’s gaffe about suspects having to “prove” innocence.

My AP Story Jan. 16, 2020 on Hironaka and his team quitting from Ghosn’s defense.

My AP Story Jan. 6, 2020 on Justice Minister Masako Mori telling reporters Japan will improve border checks, bail after Ghosn flight.

My AP Story Jan. 3, 2020 on how Ghosn made his escape on a chartered plane, a co-byline story with my colleague in Turkey.

My AP Story Jan. 1, 2020 on how by jumping bail, fugitive Carlos Ghosn is burning bridges to Japan.

My AP Story Jan. 2, 2020 on how prosecutors are raiding Ghosn’s Tokyo home.