Zeba Warsi


Zeba Warsi is an award-winning broadcast journalist from India, currently based in New York. Her work focuses on immigration, women, and human rights.

On PBS NewsHour, she covers foreign affairs with a focus on human-centric stories and long-form special projects.

She closely covered the rise of populist nationalism, religious violence, hate crimes, social movements, and sexual violence in India, based out of New Delhi, as a special correspondent with CNN-News18, CNN's affiliate in India.

Warsi is based in New York and is enrolled in the master's politics program, an advanced master's for experienced journalists from around the world, at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

She has won the UNFPA Laadli Award for Gender Sensitivity (2021); the Young Professional of the Year award at the 2020 ENBA Awards; and the 2019 Red Ink Award Special Mention for Outstanding Journalism, human rights category. She was also a finalist at the 2019 Asian TV Awards in the best news story category.

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