Neha Dixit is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India. She looks at the intersection of politics, gender, and Social Justice in South Asia. Most of her work is in long-form, investigative and narrative format. She has worked with multiple mediums and reported for Al Jazeera, Washington Post, Caravan, Wire, NYT and others. She has won over a dozen international and national journalism awards including International Press Freedom Award 2019, Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism 2014, Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism from the European Commission 2011, Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist 2016 among others.
She has been a fellow for PEN America, World Press Institute, and International Centre for Journalists and others. She has published over 250 long-form works of reportage and contributed to several anthologies for UNESCO, Oxford University Press, Palgrave Macmillan and others. She is currently working on her debut non-fiction book that looks at India through the eyes of urban poor, working-class women and their families.
She has also taught at Symbiosis, NALSAR, IIMC and MCRC in India. She has taken guest sessions at the Columbia School of Journalism, Newyork, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, the University of Göttingen, Gottingen, and others.