Shreeya is an award-winning journalist and an editor at The New York Times where she guides the digital transformations of two of its most important desks — investigations and obituaries, including launching new ways to tell stories digitally and making sure those stories find their biggest, most engaged audience.
She spent more than three years on the international desk, building digital packages with over 75 correspondents across 30 international bureaus which won her Times awards, executing digital strategies including on the rise of Narendra Modi and helping grow the desk’s Twitter account to more than a million followers.
She has managed large-scale investigations such as chemical weapons in Iraq and one of the world’s great secrecy havens, and she executed audience development strategies grow their readership. She has won several in-house awards including for coverage of Nelson Mandela’s death.
Prior to joining The Times, she was a multimedia journalist at the nonprofit Asia Society, where she shot video interviews with global leaders, produced multimedia packages, and wrote about the rise of Asia.
She collaborated as a reporter, videographer and associate producer on MediaStorm’s ‘Undesired’ – a film on violence against women in India – which won the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, Pictures of the Year International and an Emmy and Webby nomination.
As an Adjunct Faculty Professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, she also taught the fundamentals of multimedia and interactive storytelling.
Shreeya grew up in India, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Vietnam and Bangladesh. She received her master’s degree with honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s in Politics and International Relations from Brandeis University.
“Shreeya Sinha interviewed me, for her web site, on Nalanda University – the ancient university which is being re-established through joint efforts of India, China, Japan, Singapore and other Asian countries. I was very impressed about the quality of her journalistic talents. I am sure she will flourish in this profession.” – Nobel-prize winning economist Amartya Sen
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