About

 San Francisco, August 2017.  

San Francisco, August 2017.  

Sushmita Pathak is a radio producer at NPR's Mumbai bureau. She cut her teeth in public radio as an intern at Science Friday and at WNYC where she worked on the Brian Lehrer Show. Her freelance reporting has appeared in NPR, News Deeply, VICE, BRIGHT Magazine and OZY. 

Sushmita is a 2017 graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism where she concentrated on audio journalism and covering mental health care. Prior to grad school, she worked as a writer and editor at a Dubai-based digital indie publication.

An electronics and communications engineering major, she sometimes misses poring over circuit diagrams in the middle of the night.

Get in touch with her on Twitter at @sushmitza.