Darshini Kandasamy


Darshini is an Assistant News Editor at Malaysiakini, Malaysia's leading news portal. An award-winning investigative journalist, she took a break from Malaysian news in 2014 to freelance in Singapore and Hong Kong, but returned in 2018 in time for the historic general election and change in government. Aside from political news, Darshini reports on environment and wildlife conservation and community. She is also focusing her efforts on setting up a media literacy syllabus and training initiative for Malaysian students.