In 1912 Hideo Nomura graduated from Law Department of Waseda University.
In 1940 Hideo Nomura became chief of Political Affairs Section. Later on the same year he went to Europe to cover the Geneva Disarmament Conference as special correspondent. He was promoted to chief editor and thereafter was appointed director. Hideo Nomura served during the war as president of Java Newspaper Company. After returning home became representative director of Asahi Shimbun in 1945, following year resigned.
In 1948 he was appointed member of Administrative Inspection Commission and then became president of Kumamoto Nichinichi newspaper. He toured US in 1950. In 1951 Hideo Nomura resigned as president of Kumamoto Nichnichi and since he has been active as political commentator and newspaper columnist, contributing regularly to the Asahi Evening News, an English language newspaper.