Asako Ushio was born in Tokyo, Japan. After moving to the United States to attend San Francisco State University, she earned a degree in cinema and began a career in film editing. Her credits include numerous documentaries as well as several commercials for clients. She received her first Emmy nomination in 2014 for the PBS series “American Masters- Make a Noise” featuring Mel Brooks. Her hobbies include rock climbing, unicycling and making cat videos.