December 5, 2023


Maithreyi –  Research Ninja/ Researcher, Reporter and Assistant Producer

Maithreyi, the madras maiden. She studied journalism from Manipal University and a 2016 India Fellow alumni.

During her fellowship she worked on issues related to internal migration and agriculture. After the fellowship, she worked with a project called Bundelkhand Action Lab in rural MP, where she setup a rural media initiative called Bundelkhand Post.

She researches the stories, reports, writes and manages the website. While everyone wants to travel to exotic places, Maithreyi likes discovering small town India. 

You can reach her at

Nitish – True Blue Production dude/ Producer 

Nitish did what all good Indian boys do – Studied Electronics Engineering and then worked in IT. The Engineering was at XIE, Mumbai and IT job at Directi.

Then he switched roles and started working in Media. He has worked at Moneycontrol and BloombergQuint as Writer and Producer. Nitish handles the production of videos at Databaaz.

Nitish loves gaming and assembling custom PC’s.

You can reach him at

Pooran Singh – Video Ninja / Video Editor

Pooran studied Political Science at Madurai Kamraj University. He has worked in multiple production houses in Delhi. His last stint was at the shopping network Naaptol, Navi Mumbai.

Pooran is a gym junkie and loves dancing.

Miloni – General life fixer/ Project lead

Miloni studied Political Science at Mithibai College of Arts. She is a TV journalist and her longest stint was with NDTV. She Co- Founded Glossaread, a digital hub of online education content. 

She is also the winner of Commonwealth Broadcasting Association’s World Bank Award for her reportage on hunger and destitution among tribal women in India’s rural Thane district. 

Miloni leads the project and she has the final word. But hardly ever gets her way. Miloni loves the sea, books and khichdi.

You can reach her at

Govind – The Boss/ Founder IndiaSpend and Boom

Govind is a financial journalist. He has worked across print and broadcast media including CNBC TV 18 and Bloomberg UTV. 

He has founded IndiaSpend and Boom, a fact checking initiative. He is a McNulty Prize laureate.  Govind has the super final word and always gets his way.

Govind loves planes and trains.

You can reach him at