Bio and Contact

Born in New Delhi, India, I now reside in Sydney, Australia.Masako Fukui

Prior to becoming a news journalist in radio and print, writer, and producer, I was a sexuality/health educator and community worker mainly working with young people.

Since 2001, I have been an independent media professional contributing to Australian, Japanese and other international media organisations including ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), The Asahi Shimbun, BBC, NPR, Vogue, The Australian, to name a few. I have a Masters in International Relations from The University of New South Wales and a Social Work degree from the University of Melbourne.

I have won a number of international and Australian awards for my radio documentaries.

My LinkedIn profile is here

My profile in the Australian Audioguide is here

I’m also an enthusiastic cook and teach Japanese cooking. My food obsession can be seen here.