Sonia Paul is an independent multimedia journalist covering culture, politics, corruption, gender and change. Her work, primarily from India and the United States, has been featured in the New York Times, Guardian, BBC World Service, Foreign Policy, VICE News, Public Radio International and the Al Jazeera Media Network, among others. She is also the editorial assistant for MediaShift.org, where she writes on the evolution of digital media, education and advertising. She earned her graduate degree with honors from Columbia Journalism School, where she was an Anne O’Hare McCormick Scholar, in 2013. Previously, Sonia interned at Mashable and KQED Public Radio, and worked for Link TV, a non-commercial American satellite network providing diverse perspectives on national and global issues. She also taught English in Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, where she produced a grant-funded podcast series, Shizuoka Speaks. She is on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @sonipaul.