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Niraj Warikoo's Biography
Religion Reporter at the Detroit Free Press since 2007.
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B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University
M.S., Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University
From Michigan to a violent death in Syria
Undocumented residents anxious as immigration reform debated
With 150,000 undocumented residents, Michigan has stake in U.S. debate
Mitt Romney's run for president spurs interest in Mormon faith
Black churches combine mime and Christian message
Scared for their families and homeland, metro Detroiters aid in Syria's war
First Place SPJ-Detroit for a profile of the first American to die in Syria's civil war.
Judges’ comments: "What an interesting topic. And such a challenging reporting job, given the circumstances of
Mansfield's death. I'm sure many reporters in Detroit wish they'd written this piece. Nice detail throughout. Great sources,
some of whom surely weren't eager to talk. Some of the father's quotes stuck with me long after I'd finished reading."
Open Government Reporting
First Place SPJ-Detroit award for investigative work on the FBI shooting death of an African-American Muslim leader. Judges said of my work: "The extensive reporting revealed information publicly undisclosed, illuminating a fascinating and complicated case."
What was your first job as a journalist?
A reporter for the daily newspaper at my college, the Columbia Daily Spectator.
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