Yuki Noguchi Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C.
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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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Work After #MeToo: A Restaurant Company Tries To Change Its Culture

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Google Employees Stage Protest Of Company's Handling Of Sexual Harassment Complaints

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Google Employees Plan A Walkout Over The Handling Of Sexual Harassment Claims

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Nasdaq Sees Biggest Single-Day Loss In 7 Years

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CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods Ed Stack visits a new store in the Houston area in 2016. In February, Stack pulled assault-style weapons from store shelves and raised the minimum age to buy guns to 21. Scott Dalton/Invision/AP hide caption

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Blue And Red Companies: How CEO Activism Is Reshaping Workforce Politics

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"No one really explains to you taxes, and contracts, and how to chase a client for that bill that they owe you — like, the nitty-gritty," says P. Kim Bui, a freelance consultant. Courtesy of P. Kim Bui hide caption

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Going It Solo: The Complicated Financial Lives Of Freelancers

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Trump Touts New Trade Deal With Mexico And Canada

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People work at tables inside the WeWork co-working space in Washington, D.C., in 2013. The company pioneered the office rental sector known as co-working, where users lease shared workspace by the month. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, WeWork Backs Down On Employee Noncompete Requirements

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Nike Takes Calculated Business Bet With Renewed 'Just Do It' Campaign

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Simone Grimes made secret recordings of Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt that she says bolster her claims of harassment, retaliation and equal-pay violations by Watt and the agency. Seanie Blue hide caption

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Bugged At Work: How Secret Recordings Are Changing The Workplace

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It's Easier Than Ever To Record Conversations And That's Reshaping The Workplace

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Senate Banking Committee Approves CFPB Nominee Kathleen Kraninger

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Senate Panel Approves Kraninger As CFPB Head

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