WSJ hires Matsuda to cover bankruptcy
The Wall Street Journal has hired Akiko Matsuda as a reporter to cover bankruptcy and corporate restructuring.
Matsuda is a graduate of the 2019-2020 Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business and Economics program at Columbia University, where she studied real estate finance, capital markets, corporate finance, financial accounting, and financial statement analysis, among other subjects.
Previously, she was a reporter for The Real Deal, covering commercial real estate. Prior to the Knight-Bagehot fellowship, she was a reporter for The Journal News, part of USA Today Network, where she reported on the business of real estate and development.
She was a gold award recipient in the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism competition and was also an international reporting fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She received master’s degrees in journalism and environmental science from Columbia University.