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.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

August 30, 2016

Grab a table at these spots before they get so popular you can't get in.

Midtown & Theater District »

August 30, 2016

Will Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem matter and Rick Perry and Ryan Lochte head to TV.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

August 30, 2016

The cafe frequented by Mayor Bill de Blasio is opening a bigger location in Sunset Park.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

August 30, 2016

The Nashville-style hot chicken eatery is slated to reopen Sept. 1.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

August 30, 2016

Brooklyn Public Library announced six books shortlisted for the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

August 29, 2016

Sam is 15 weeks old and was rescued from a dog fighting ring in Puerto Rico.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

August 29, 2016

The shooting occurred early Sunday morning on Court Street, authorities said.