Irene Herrera

Irene Herrera

VJ + documentary filmmaker

Roving video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Asia-Pacific. Often covering Latin America as well. Eng-Spa-Jpn-Por-Fra spoken.

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Father-daughter Time for INDIGENOUS MEDIA

"It's about the bond not the braid."

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AJ+ - Trump’s Win Sparks Mask Boom in Japan

Donald Trump's win has sparked an unlikely boom in Japan: Trump masks. They're helping to lighten the mood.

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Overcoming Microcephaly for AJ+

"Humans have the capacity to overcome anything," says this 25-year-old born with microcephaly.

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AJ+ - LIVE: Tokyo's Harajuku Fashion Walk | Facebook

Harajuku’s fashionistas showcase their creative ensembles while strutting through Tokyo’s famous Takeshita-dori.

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AJ+ - Urban Farming at Work in Tokyo

Forget farm to table, how about farm to office desk? Human resources and recruitment firm Pasona Group dedicates one acre of their downtown Tokyo office building to growing and harvesting over 280 types of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers. The firm's 1,500 employees help grow, harvest and eat the food.
Produced by video journalist Irene Herrera for AJ+.

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AJ+ - Police Build A Drone Catcher To Take Out Other Drones

Tokyo police have come up with a simple solution for taking out suspicious drones: a net. A special unit that flies large drones with big nets was set up last year after a drone was found on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office.

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These Kids Clean Their Own Classrooms – And Have Fun Doing It

For AJ+ - Over 35 million views.

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Lunch Break: Tokyo for AJ+

Lunch Break with AJ+: Kie Yamamoto from #Tokyo brought chicken katsu and miso soup.


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