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K. A. Shaji

Special Correspondent — The Hindu
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Journalist. Special Correspondent of The Hindu in Palakkad

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K. A. Shaji is a Kerala-based developmental journalist, who regularly reports from the most backward regions of the state. He is a Special Correspondent with The Hindu and writes on the environment, dalits, tribals, art, culture and socio-political issues.
Hailing from Cheeral village, Wayanad di...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter with The New Indian Express

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Getting the right readers


National Media Fellowship

1996 - Rural reporting
The fellowship worth Rs 1,00,000 was awarded to study on half a million Tamil repatriates from Sri Lanka, who having a near-animal existence in the hill regions of South India.

Sanskriti Journalism Award

2007 - Developmental Journalism
The award was in recognition of the writings on environment, politics, human rights, rural distress and flawed developmental perspectives.