Disha Shetty



Disha is the winner of ICFJ's 2018 Global Health Reporting Contest, and was a 2019 RAF fellow to the UN where she covered the General Assembly with a focus on the issue of climate change. She has received multiple reporting grants from the Pulitzer Center and the Earth Journalism Network (EJN), along with a grant from the International Women's Media Fund (IWMF).   

Her work has appeared in The Fuller Project, The Washington PostUndark, Hakai Magazine, Forbes, and IndiaSpend, among others. She has previously held full-time positions with IndiaSpend, DNA, Zee Digital and the Times Group in India. 

Disha holds a masters in Science, Environment and Medicine Journalism from Columbia University, a PG Diploma in TV journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, and a Bachelors in Mass Media from SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Nerul).