Yuki Noguchi
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Yuki Noguchi

Correspondent, Business Desk

Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from abusive working environments, to the idiosyncratic cubicle culture. In recent years she has covered the housing market meltdown, unemployment during the Great Recession, and covered the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan in 2011. As in her personal life, however, her coverage interests are wide-ranging, and have included things like entomophagy and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Prior to joining NPR, Yuki started her career as a reporter for The Washington Post. She reported on stories mostly about business and technology, and later became an editor.

Yuki grew up with a younger brother speaking her parents' native Japanese at home. She has a degree in history from Yale.

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AT&T CEO Defends Time Warner Deal Before Senate Antitrust Panel

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High on President-elect Donald Trump's list of activities for his first 100 days is a hiring freeze on all civilian federal jobs that aren't in public safety. Tom Thai/Flickr hide caption

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Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

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Workers Wait To See If Trump White House Reverses Overtime Pay Rule

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Stock Markets Remain Surprisingly Stable In Wake Of Trump Victory

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Voters cast their ballots during the presidential primary in New York City on April 19. Twenty-three states require employers to offer some form of paid leave to vote. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Several States, Some Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote

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A worker uses a blowtorch on an interchange bridge in Englewood, Colo., on Aug. 25. Construction workers for infrastructure projects around the country are in short supply. Seth McConnell/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Agreeing On More Money For Roads, Bridges May Be Easier Than Finding Workers

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What's More Distracting Than A Noisy Co-Worker? Turns Out, Not Much

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Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders

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John Stumpf's 34-Year Tenure Ends At Wells Fargo Amid Banking Scandal

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Appeals Court Orders Restructuring Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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On April 2, 2014, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., waited for her colleagues to arrive before a news conference on the Senate steps of the Capitol to support equal pay for women and an increase in the minimum wage. Tom Williams/Getty hide caption

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Detailed Data May Not Be Enough To Close Gender Pay Gap

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues New Prepaid Card Rules

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