About me



I am an independent journalist based out of New Delhi, India. I focus on the intersection of politics, gender and Social Justice in South Asia. Most of my work is in long form, investigative and narrative format.


Awards: 

International Press Freedom Award 2019, Committee To Protect Journalists Merit, 
23rd Human Rights Press Awards, Hong Kong Press Association 2019
Special Mention, ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism 2019
Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist 2016
PII-ICRC Award for Best report on Humanitarian Subject 2015

Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism 2014
UNFPA-Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity. Best Investigative Feature 2012-13
Trust Women Honorary Journalist of the Year 2013, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thomson Foundation-Foreign Press Association Young Journalist Award 2013
Best TV News reporter, News Television Awards, 2011-2012
Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism, 2011, Asia-Pacific Region
News Television Award for Best Investigative Feature 2010-2011
UNFPA-Laadli Media Award for Best Investigative Feature 2009-2010
Anupama Jayaraman Memorial Award for Young Women Journalists 2009

Fellowships: 

Pen America World Press Freedom Fellowship 2019
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Fellowship 2018
New India Fellowship 2017 
ICFJ-Knight Fellowship on Gender Journalism 2017

Appan Menon Memorial Trust fellowship 2016
One World South Asia-Poshan fellowship for 2013 to cover malnutrition
Fellow for the World Press Institute 2012 to cover the US Presidential
election campaign

Contributor:
Race and Racisms: A Critical Approach
Knot For Keeps: Writing the Modern Marriage, Harper Collins
First Hand: Graphic Non-Fiction From India, Volume 1 and Volume 2 

Anthology of essays on Sexual violence in South Asia by Zubaan books
UNESCO Casebook of Investigative Journalism 2011

This website is largely an archive of my published work.

For brickbats and otherwise, please email at nehadixit123@gmail.com
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