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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.

New York City »

May 1, 2016

Catch the premiere of "Bianco," take a free yoga class and learn a few tricks from chef Einat Admony.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

April 29, 2016

A new city-commissioned study reveals more details of the mayor's proposed streetcar system.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

April 28, 2016

See cyclists compete in Red Hook, take a tree care workshop or get bookish at Independent Bookstore Day.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

April 28, 2016

Nydia Velazquez said Red Hook was promised $200 million but that number has been cut to $100 million.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

April 27, 2016

Local business owners hailed the meters as a possible way to spur greater customer turnover.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

April 26, 2016

The company will downsize its space in Industry City and lay off multiple workers, a spokesman said.

Midtown & Theater District »

April 26, 2016

The Beyhive attacked the wrong Rachael after Beyonce's "Lemonade" premiered.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

April 26, 2016

The restaurant shuttered this past weekend and will soon move to Clinton Hill, owners said.