Ms. Fifield has been the Tokyo Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, responsible for coverage of Japan and the Koreas, since July 2014. Previously, she was a correspondent for the Financial Times for 13 years and was based in Seoul for four of those years, between 2004 and 2008. Her last posting with the Financial Times was to Washington D.C., spending four years as White House correspondent, including covering the 2012 President Election Campaign. During the 2013-14 academic year, she was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, studying how change happens in closed societies. Ms. Fifield is particularly interested in North Korea and has been on six reporting trips to Pyongyang.
Tokyo Bureau Chief, The Washington PostSession 4 -"Never Been Better? Korea-U.S. Relations"