He graduated from Kobe Higher Commercial School (1924).
He served with Manchukuo News Agency (from 1937) and became manager of Tokyo Branch Office (1938) and Osaka Branch Office (1940). He also became Japan Regional Director of Manshii Koho Kyokai (Manchuria Public Information Association) (1939). He joined Kobe Shimbun (newspaper) (1941) and became director and chief of Business Bureau (1941), senior managing director (1945) and then president (1949). He served also as director of Kyodo Tsushinsha (Kyodo News Agency) and several other news service organizations.
He held additional posts of president of Kobe Broadcasting Company (1952) and director of Nihon Shimbun Kyokai (Japan Newspaper Association).