Freelance journalist writing on travel, food, arts & culture, gender & development - The Guardian, BBC Travel, The Economist, Nat Geo Tvlr, Forbes, Mint, CNN.

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I write about travel, food, arts and culture, books, development, and social media for a range of Indian and international publications, including BBC Travel, The Guardian, South China Morning Post, Silverkris, The National, National Geographic Traveller and Mint, among others.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out as a freelancer, writing travel stories for the weekend supplement of a national daily

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on a typewriter

How is social media changing news?

News is discovered, created, consumed and spread faster through social media