Neha Wadekar

International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) – Plenary Moderation (image)

International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) – Plenary Moderation

December 9, 2022Press

At the IACC 2022, I moderated the plenary entitled Fighting Greed, Kleptocracy, Oligarchs, Money Laundering and their Enablers. My intro starts at 24:15 in the video. The esteemed panelists did an amazing job, and the discussion got heated. Check out their perspectives by clicking on the link!

15 Minutes to Change the World – Care International

January 19, 2022

Our guest today is journalist Neha Wadekar, an independent multimedia journalist reporting across the globe. Neha’s work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Economist, PBS NewsHour, the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Mother Jones, CNN, TIME, and others. In this episode, we talk to Neha about under-reported stories in the media, why its so important to cast a wider net, and how we can all advocate for more diversity and inclusion in the stories we see and hear.

Podcast Interview – Unconventional Dyad

December 31, 2020

I spoke with hosts Carli and Laura for their podcast, Unconventional Dyad, where psychology and psychoanalysis meets social justice, feminism, politics, climate change, critical theory, graduate student mental health, and the arts.

Meet 6 courageous women changing the world through travel – Sure Travel (image)

Meet 6 courageous women changing the world through travel – Sure Travel

August 19, 2019Press

Travel is often viewed as a luxury or a privilege, rather than a political statement, cultural rebellion, or act of empowering defiance. But for the six intrepid women travellers we’re celebrating this Women’s Day, leaving home was not only an adventure — it’s been a means to not only change the travel industry, but the world.

New Wave of International Journalists : Masters of Many Trades – Milton Magazine

April 1, 2019Press

Yemen, Egypt, Kenya, Somalia, Syria: Distant places with complex problems that generate frequent headlines. Dedicated journalists on the ground in these countries know that their reporting is important. And although some news organizations have cut back or closed their foreign bureaus, today’s international journalists feed audiences information through alternative sources, such as streaming video services, websites and podcasts. News professionals are often necessarily both multimedia experts and entrepreneurs. Excited to be featured in my alma mater’s alumni magazine!

Reporting Abroad: Neha Wadekar – USC Annenberg

March 20, 2018Press

When Neha Wadekar joined the Journalism Master’s program, she had no idea that it would lead her on a path to reporting from Nairobi, Kenya. Since then, her work has been published in Elle Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, VICE Media and CNN, and her stories span across topics that focus on politics, conflict, foreign policies and women’s rights. Please watch, as Wadekar shares her insight on how she navigates as a multimedia journalist reporting across Africa.

Journalism Master Class: Neha Wadekar on Her Trip to Jordan – USC Annenberg

August 23, 2016Press

A Conversation with Neha Wadekar – The Fuller Project for International Reporting

June 29, 2017Press

Neha Wadekar sits down with The Fuller Project for International Reporting to discuss the challenges and thrills of being a female freelance journalist in East Africa.

Journalism Master Class: Neha Wadekar’s Mid-Year Assessment -USC Annenberg

April 20, 2016Press

Neha Wadekar (MS Journalism ’16) discusses how the first half of the nine-month graduate program affected her skill set. How her capstone project will take her to Jordan to cover the Syrian refugee crisis, and how the instruction she has received has helped guide her along the way.

A Journalist’s Reporting Trip to Jordan – USC Anneberg

March 10, 2017

USC journalism student Neha Wadekar recently returned from a reporting trip to Jordan.  She tagged along with the group Atlantic Humanitarian Relief to document its work and the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis in the country.  James McDaniels spoke with Wadekar about her experience.