Anuradha Nagaraj

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Migration
  • Climate Change
  • Just Transition
  • Labour Rights


Anuradha Nagaraj has been a journalist for the last 30 years since her graduation in Journalism from the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC). Until recently, she was the Correspondent reporting on just transition, climate change, migration and labour rights, at Thomson Reuters Foundation, Chennai.

She was awarded the 2018 Ulrich Wickert International Award for reporting on child rights for her story on the trafficking of young girls from tea gardens in Assam.

Serving as the India Correspondent for Deutsche-Presse Agentur (DPA), she travelled to Pakistan prior to the Agra Summit for a series on bilateral relations; reported on the aftermath of the Gujarat earthquake; covered developing stories in the country and also worked on special features on child trafficking and tuberculosis. 

Anuradha began her career at The Indian Express as a reporter and rose to be the city editor of its Delhi edition. Since then, she has held positions of state correspondent in Rajasthan, special correspondent reporting on north Maharashtra from Nashik, and city editor of Deccan Chronicle’s Chennai edition.

Her reporting on politics, crime, human trafficking, climate change, labour rights, migration, just transition, and personal essays have also been published in Scroll, Open Magazine, Caravan Magazine, besides being used globally by subscribers of Reuters News. 

A certified media trainer, she has done training workshops for journalists, organisations like Khabar Lahariya, and civil society groups working on human trafficking and labour rights.



Online Articles

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