Sandhya Kambhampati

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I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media


Job Title:
2016 Knight-Mozilla fellow


Sandhya Kambhampati is a Knight-Mozilla fellow at Correctiv in Berlin, Germany. During her fellowship, Sandhya will be reporting from Correctiv’s newsroom and will work on personal projects regarding newsroom processes.

Previously, she was a database reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Chronicle of Philanthropy in Washington D.C. At the Chronicle, she created & analyzed databases on higher education and the nonprofit industry. Prior to that, she was a digital content producer (data) at the E.W. Scripps’ National desk, where she worked on breaking news, enterprise stories and graphics for all Scripps TV and newspaper properties. Her work has also appeared on, USA Today and PBS Washington Week.

She serves on the advisory board of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, where she graduated as the outstanding overall senior in 2013. She is originally from New Jersey.

Other Investigative Reporters & Editors, South Asian Journalists Association (lifetime member)

Areas of expertise:
Front-end coding, Basic HTML/CSS, Python, Experience building interactive charts and graphics, Web production experience, Mobile Video (shooting), Mobile Video (shooting, editing, publishing), Still photography, Data analysis – Beginner level, Data analysis (statistics, etc.) – R, Strata, SPSS or similar, Git / version control, Beat reporter, Other
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Speaking Experience
Yes, I have been a keynote speaker for an event, Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events), Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (in newsroom)

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