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Neha Wadekar

Neha is a multimedia journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya and reporting across Africa and the Middle East.

Her work has been published in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, Foreign Policy, VICE Media, Reuters, Voice of America and ELLE UK, among others.

Neha is a GroundTruth Films Fellow, and has received fellowships from the Overseas Press Club, the International Women and Media Foundation, the Fuller Project for International Reporting and the Fellowship for Professional Studies at Auschwitz (FASPE).

Current Job Title

Freelance Foreign Correspondent




Nairobi, , Kenya

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

M.S. Journalism

Previous Jobs:

Reuters – Overseas Press Club Fellow, Nairobi
Accenture – Management Consultant, Washington DC

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