Zeba Warsi a journalist covering foreign affairs at PBS NewsHour, based in Washington DC. She’s a Columbia Journalism School graduate with an M.A. in Political journalism. Prior to the NewsHour, she was based in New Delhi for seven years, covering politics, extremism, sexual violence, social movements and human rights as a special correspondent with CNN’s India affiliate CNN-News18.
She has won the UNFPA Laadli Award for Gender Sensitivity (2021) for a long-form feature on how protest politics in India acquired feminist undertones; the Young Professional of the Year award at the 2020 ENBA Awards for her reportage of the citizenship law protests, religious violence and the covid pandemic in India. Her investigative report on child-trafficking in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh won the 2019 Red Ink Award Special Mention for Outstanding Journalism, human rights category. She was also a finalist at the 2019 Asian TV Awards in the best news story category.