Jenny Uechi works on Special Reports for National Observer. After serving as Managing Editor of Vancouver Observer for five years, Uechi became Managing Director of Observer Media Group. Following a successful first year as a manager, Uechi will be leading a year-long reporting project to be announced soon.

She was formerly an editor at Adbusters magazine, where she coordinated stories with journalists like Matt Taibbi, and later worked as a freelance writer for The Japan Times in Tokyo and as a news director for NHK Newsline, part of the television division of Japan’s national public broadcaster.