Disha Shetty is a science journalist based in Bengaluru, currently working with IndiaSpend. She mainly writes about public health, climate change, and the intersection between the two. Her work has appeared in IndiaSpend, VICE, News Deeply, TheWire.in, Business Standard, and Scroll.in, among others.
Disha holds a Bachelor's in Mass Media from SIES (Nerul), a PG Diploma in TV Journalism from ACJ and MA in Science, Environment & Medicine Journalism from Columbia University. She has won the Global Health Reporting Contest (2018), third prize at SCARF Awards for reporting on mental health (2018), and second prize at PII-ICRC Awards for best article in a humanitarian subject (2019). Disha has reported from the UN as an RAF fellow (2019) and received reporting grants from EJN, IWMF, and Pulitzer Center. She has previously worked with the Times Group and DNA.