Joshua Hunt is an American journalist living in Tokyo, Japan.
His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Guardian, the Atlantic, the New Republic, the California Sunday Magazine, and the Atavist Magazine, among other publications. Previously a Tokyo-based foreign correspondent for Reuters, he has reported from Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Tanzania, Kenya, and throughout the Americas.
He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, where he earned an M.S. as a fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. As an undergraduate, he studied at Waseda University, in Tokyo, and Portland State University, in Oregon, earning degrees in Japanese language and in communication studies.
His first book, “University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought American Higher Education,” was published in October 2018 by Melville House. His next book, which explores the criminal underworld of counterfeit couture, will be published by Simon & Schuster.