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Neeti Upadhye

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New York, NY
Video Journalist — The New York Times
Covers:  Breaking news, world affairs, national politics, sexual violence, crime & courts, education, human rights.
Doesn't Cover: N/A

Video Journalist @nytimes. Formerly @nowthisnews, @DandC. @AmericanU alum. Foodie, travel junkie, Californian, dancer & badass parallel parker.

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Biography

I am currently an Associate Producer at NowThis News - a news start-up that produces short-form video, tailored for the social and mobile user. We create more than 50 pieces of unique content a day to distribute across platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and Tumblr.

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@Neeti_U — 1,856 followers, 3,782 tweets

Aug 12, 2017

@CvilleBLM Hello, I'm a NYT journalist. Do you have details on vigils or counter protest actions being planned for Sunday? Please DM me.

Aug 12, 2017

@CongregateVille Hello, I'm a NYT journalist. Do you have details on vigils/ counter-protest actions being planned for Sunday? Please DM me.

Aug 12, 2017

@SolidCville Hello, I'm a NYT journalist. Do you have details on vigils or counter protest actions being planned for tomorrow? Please DM me.

Aug 11, 2017

A Harlem senior synchronized swim team is teaching young black children to swim. And yes, it's as sweet as it sounds  https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000005319678/harlem-honeys-and-bears-youth-swim.html 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Multimedia reporter covering breaking news. Basically, Nightcrawler was my autobiography.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Nope, but I have earrings made from typewriter keys (millennial alert). So that's basically the same thing, right?

How is social media changing news?

How isn't social media changing news? I mean, now my entire job is producing news that will be exclusively consumed on social!

Awards

New York Newspaper Publishers Award

2013 - Sports Coverage
My team was recognized for outstanding sports coverage of the PGA Championship Tour.

New York State Associated Press Association

2014 - Business/Finance Reporting
Awarded first place for my work producing a series of monthly "Passport to Innovation" business profile videos.