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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.

Harlem »

May 23, 2016

The Urban Garden Center was hit with four summonses from the city. 

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

May 23, 2016

The proposed redevelopment would create a bigger library with affordable housing units build above it.

Astoria & Long Island City »

May 23, 2016

Learn how to draw cartoons, watch "Galaxy Quest" outdoors and enjoy the works of poet Sonia Sanchez. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 20, 2016

The city's second public meeting on the BQX was held in the neighborhood Thursday evening.

Midtown & Theater District »

May 19, 2016

Robin Wright channeled her "House of Cards" character to fight for equal pay.

Park Slope, Windsor Terrace & Gowanus »

May 19, 2016

See "Moonstruck" under the stars or learn advanced techniques for weaving kente cloth this weekend.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

May 19, 2016

We've got a lot of experience in this field. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 18, 2016

Oxford Nursing Home wants to build a 200-bed facility in the neighborhood's flood zone.