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Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava

Biography

A journalist for eight years, Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava reports and writes on issues of social justice in India. In his current assignment, he explores stories at the intersection of human rights, environment, industry and politics for the Special Investigations Team ofHindustan Times (HT), India’s leading daily. In 2016, he co-established Land Conflict Watch, a collaborative data-journalism project that maps and tracks conflicts over land and natural resources between local communities, businesses and the governments in India.
Before joining HT, Shrivastava spent five years reporting from rural and remote corners of India as a staff correspondent for Down To Earth, India’s oldest and premier science-and-environment magazine. Other than India, he has reported from Mexico where he documented the history of forest governance by indigenous communities.
Shrivastava received ‘National Award for Excellence in Journalism' from the Press Council of India in 2014, and the ‘Young Journalist from the Developing World (Runner Up) Award’ by the Foreign Press Association of the United Kingdom in 2015. Same year, he also received the Young Asian Environmental Journalist Award (Merit) by the Singapore Environment Council.
Area of Environmental Journalism Interest
Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Cities, Environmental Health, Oceans, Policy, Program Updates, Journalism Skills
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Professional

City
New Delhi
Country
India
Occupation
Journalist
Job Title
Principal Correspondent, Investigations
Media Type
('Print', 'Video', 'Data', 'Multimedia')
Organization Name
Hindustan Times
Organization Website
www.hindustantimes.com
Language
English, Hindi
Birth Year
1986
Gender
Male
Holds a passport valid?
True

Contact

Email
karmaofnikamma@gmail.com
Personal URL
Phone Number
+91-9911998304
Skype username
sambhav_shrivastava
Twitter username
@KarmaOfNikamma
Timezone
UTC
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Preferred Contact Method
email

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