Rodrigo Reyes-Marin is a freelance photojournalist and videographer who changed his membership from Professional/Journalist Associate to Regular. In 2004, he graduated in journalism from the Centro de Estudios Universitarios PART, and worked for various media in Mexico. He came to Japan in 2008 as a correspondent for the Mexican wrestling magazine Luchas 2000. He now contributes to the photo agency NipponNews (AFLO) and the US photo agency Zuma Press. His book Mexicanos en Toronto, was published in 2011.

Toru Shiraishi has held the post of foreign news section editor of The Tokyo Shimbun/The Chunichi Shimbun since August 2018. Shiraishi joined the Chunichi Newspaper Company in 1988, and has been working there ever since. For many years he worked as a writer of foreign news section in Tokyo. He was a correspondent in Shanghai from 1998 to 2001, and in Beijing from 2005 to 2007 and from 2013 to 2015, where he covered Chinese politics, economics and society.

Kantaro Suzuki is a freelance reporter based in Tokyo. He holds degrees from Wittenberg University in Ohio and Waseda University. He was a news assistant in Tokyo at The New York Times, and part of the team covering the Fukushima nuclear disaster that was one of the finalists for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. He has also worked on stories for ProPublica (on casino-building in Japan), BuzzFeed, Aera and other publications. He worked on the Daily Manila Shimbun in the Philippines for four and a half years before returning to Japan in 2016. He also works as a photographer and live-stream producer.

Mutsumi Tatsubo is the Chief Foreign News Editor for Jiji Press. He graduated from Kansai University and joined Jiji Press in 1987. He served as Vienna bureau correspondent (1994-1998), Washington bureau correspondent (1999-2002), Washington bureau chief (2013-2018), and Foreign News Editor from February 2018. He took on his present post in July 2019.


Birendre Jayathilake, Yoshimoto Kogyo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Marianna Sarkissova, Pace B.V.
Akihiko Kumaoka, Pace B.V.
Hiroyuki Shimada, Fuyoh Shipping Company
Kotaro Watanabe, Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory LLC