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Rumiko Wakabayashi

Alumni, Class of 2005

Rumiko currently works for the New York headquarters of a Japanese news agency similar to Reuters or AP, where she is mainly in charge of a worldwide news system. Since ITP, she has been interested in making documentaries. For her thesis project, she directed an experimental documentary and animation on popular phenomena in Japanese society in Tokyo. Recently, she worked for a Japanese TV station as a TV commercial creator and was an intern at a graphic design office in New York. She previously was a marketing specialist for new personal computer related products at NEC headquarters in Tokyo where she created more than a hundred promotional tools including videos, software and catalogs and also produced major computer related events and exhibitions.