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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Correspondent at Orb Media running global investigations and enterprise on the environment, public health, politics for publishing partners on five continents including BBC, CBC, Cadena SER (Spain), Tempo Media Group (Indonesia), the Mail & Guardian (South Africa), and Die Zeit (Germany). Former Newsday and Bloomberg staffer. Freelance to outlets including the New York Times, National Geographic, covering the environment, public health, conflict and post-conflict settings, caste, and history. Author of 'The Black Nile,' (Viking, 2010), 'a masterful narrative of investigative reportage, travel writing, and contemporary history' (The Daily Beast). Researching a book on the Ganges River.
2018 - Finalist: Best Investigative Reporting, 2018 - Honorable Mention: Explanatory Reporting, 2017 - Readers' Choice: Top Environmental Stories of 2017, 2014 - Finalist: Commentary, 2013 - Finalist: Commentary, 2013 - Global Health Fellow, 2012 - Global Issues Fellow, 2010 - Village Voice: Ten Best Books of 2010
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