Versha Sharma

Teen Vogue

Versha Sharma is the Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue, where she is focused on covering social justice, culture, fashion and politics through the lens of young people. Previously, she was Managing Editor and Senior Correspondent at NowThis, where she interviewed high-profile newsmakers like President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Oprah, Amanda Gorman, and many more. Versha led audience growth on new platforms from Instagram and Facebook to YouTube and Snapchat, working at the social video-first company since 2014. She has produced several short documentaries and filed dispatches on immigration from the U.S.-Mexico border, reported from mass protests in St. Louis and New York, and traveled to Moscow, Russia for the show she hosted and produced, The Russia Desk. Versha won an Edward R. Murrow award with the NowThis Reports team for a short doc about the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. She has long been an enthusiastic voice for the most innovative models in digital journalism. Prior to NowThis, she worked as a reporter and editor for Vocativ, where she managed a team of international reporters. She covered the 2012 presidential election for MSNBC and got her start in journalism with an internship at Talking Points Memo in 2009.