CNN Announces Hanako Montgomery as New Tokyo-Based Correspondent

Japan is such an important and pivotal player in this dynamic and fast-evolving region.  Hanako brings a wealth of experience, award-winning credentials, and enormous versatility to this crucial role. We’re delighted to welcome her to CNN.

Ellana Lee, CNN International SVP & Managing Editor Asia Pacific, and Global Head of Features Content

November 13, 2023

Today CNN announced the appointment of award-winning journalist Hanako Montgomery as an international correspondent based in the network’s Tokyo bureau.

Montgomery will report on key stories from Japan and the region across CNN’s television and digital platforms.

Read the full press release here.

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