Hitoshi entered NHK in 1990. As a program director and a producer, he was involved in a wide variety of programmes mainly for young adults and children, such as “PythagoraSwitch” which was a PRIX JEUNESSE winner in the category Up to 6 non-fiction, or “Found One” which won in the preschooler’s category of Japan Prize. He has served as a nominator for several international prizes such as Japan Prize and the Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award. Hitoshi now is in charge of production of several preschoolers’ programmes.
Hitoshi Furukawa / Executive Producer, Children’s Programme at NHK Educational Corporation / Japan