Khushbu Shah


Khushbu Shah is a writer based in Atlanta, GA, who focuses on social justice, inequality and politics. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, Washington Post, Pacific Standard, Glamour, and Columbia Journalism Review and elsewhere. She has worked at CNN, where she field-produced breaking news across Latin America, Asia and the U.S., including Murrow Award-winning coverage after Hurricane Maria and during Charlotte protests. Before becoming a journalist, she worked in TV in Afghanistan for two years. She speaks Spanish, Gujarati, Hindi and just enough Arabic to order dinner and have a short conversation. She has a B.S. from University of California, Berkeley and a MSc from the London School of Economics.

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