Sanket Jain is an independent journalist and a documentary photographer based in Western India's Maharashtra state. He is a senior People's Archive of Rural India and Earth Journalism Network fellow. His work has appeared in more than 35 publications. As part of his long-term project, Sanket is documenting vanishing livelihoods and dying art forms from India's remote villages.
Sanket spends the majority of his time in the countryside, reporting on how climate change is impacting marginalized communities. He tells these stories through the lived experiences of the people.
Sanket's work has been honored with over ten awards, including the prestigious One World Media Award, New York University's Online Journalism Award, Ram Nath Goenka Award, International Sports Press Association's award, and several others.
His three-part series on climate change and mental health, produced with a grant from Earth Journalism Network, made it to the finalist of the prestigious Covering Climate Now Awards.