I am an Indian-American journalist and academic living in India. I am currently on a Fulbright research project studying India's 2020 migrant crisis and the gig economy.

I have previously worked at the Indian Express, Wall Street Journal, CNN, the Boston Globe, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. My words have also appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, Quartz, and the World Bank.


I recently completed a fellowship writing magazine stories about technology for Scroll.in. I also received an Earth Journalism Network grant to write about energy and labour.

I've completed my Master's from London's School of Oriental and African Studies in media and technology. My aim is to bridge the gap between academic, creative, and journalistic writing. Some of my favourite clips are below. 

Karishma Mehrotra
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