Manjula Varghese is a multi-Emmy and Telly award winning documentary filmmaker who has over 20 years of experience producing both short and long form content. Currently she works as a digital producer and editor for KQED. Prior to KQED, she worked as a video producer for the San Francisco Chronicle and the New York Times. She also co-founded the film production company Mirrorlake Films. Her produced work explores issues facing marginalized communities from covering PTSD in veterans to gun violence in small urban cities. Her work has been published in PBS, PBS Plus, America Reframed, New York Times, NYT Op-Docs, AJ+, Blavity, Science Friday, KQED, PBS NewsHour, Amazon and the San Francisco Chronicle. She held the vice president position of the Asian American Journalists Association Bay Area chapter and governor of the local NATAS chapter from 2017 – 2020. She is a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia and Video Consortium. She holds a B.A. in Film from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Journalism from Berkeley.