Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Jen Yamato

Film Reporter, Los Angeles Times

Jen Yamato is a film reporter and critic for the Los Angeles Times, where she has written about movies and the people who make them since 2017. Prior to the L.A. Times, she wrote for outlets including The Daily Beast, Movieline and Deadline. A member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, she’s a lifelong lover of genre cinema and is the co-creator and co-host of “Asian Enough,” an award-winning L.A. Times podcast dedicated to spotlighting stories and unpacking personal experiences across the Asian American diaspora. A master of claw machines, she’s been in her Celine Dion karaoke era for several years running and has no intention of ever stopping.