Nikhita Venugopal

Reporter/Producer @nkvenugopal nvenugopal@dnainfo.com

Nikhita Venugopal is a Reporter/Producer covering Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens.

Nikhita joined DNAinfo.com New York after she moved to the city from Bangalore, India, to attend Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

In the past, she’s written about music therapy for children with autism, the impact of cyber-bullying on New York City students and an Indian university who attempted to ban Muslim women from wearing burqas.

After spending the summer as an intern at DNAinfo.com New York, she moved to Washington D.C., to work at Education Week, a newspaper that covers national education news.

Nikhita’s work has appeared in The Atlantic online, Education Week and MetroFocus, among others.

Fun Fact: Nikhita was officially named at a pub in Fort William, Scotland, when she was just a few weeks old. Her grandfather took her to the pub’s stage and announced it to everyone.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

February 7, 2016

Participate in a beer trivia night, celebrate Mardi Gras, and try speed dating this week.

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights & Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

February 4, 2016

Starting with an R&B party on Friday and ending with the Puppy Bowl Sunday, we've got plans for you.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

February 4, 2016

Strong Place For Hope Day Care may be forced to close due to the possible sale of its building.

Midtown & Theater District »

February 4, 2016

DeRay Mckesson runs for mayor, a $63 million unclaimed lotto ticket and Playboy's new look.

Astoria & Long Island City »

February 4, 2016

De Blasio is expected to outline the $2.5 billion plan during his State of the City address Thursday.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

February 3, 2016

Industry City and Rooftop Films will host the first screening of the club on Saturday.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

February 2, 2016

Take advantage of this week's warmer weather and hit up these new eateries.

Midtown & Theater District »

February 2, 2016

The Iowa Caucus aftermath, the "motherhood trap" in restaurants and Cam Newton's $849 zebra pants.