Writer for daily newspaper: Detroit Free Press @Freep. Reports on religion, poverty, immigration. Tips, story ideas, DM or nwarikoo@freepress.com, 313-223-4792

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Biography

Religion Reporter at the Detroit Free Press since 2007.
B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University
M.S., Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

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@nwarikoo — 10,608 followers, 61,660 tweets

Feb 24, 2017

This is why some say the President is to blame in part for the hate shooting death in KS of an Indian immigrant:  https://twitter.com/StineEckert/status/835311742624358400 

Feb 24, 2017

And now, Steve Bannon appears to be President Trump's top adviser and strategist, the man behind his vision, memos, rants, etc.

Feb 24, 2017

The idea that Indian-Americans in tech industry aren't really a part of America is what Steve Bannon and the shooter in Kansas both believe.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A reporter for the daily newspaper at my college, the Columbia Daily Spectator.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2015 - Localization of National Story
First-Place Excellent in Journalism Award from SPJ-Detroit for stories about how the rise of ISIS affected metro Detroiters.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2014 - Best Profile
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."