Tarini Mehta

Tarini Mehta

Class of 2024

Tarini Mehta is a young journalist from India with a strong belief that empathetic storytelling can change the world.

Prior to joining the Journalism School at UC Berkeley for her Master’s in 2022, she worked as a reporter and an editor in two different newsrooms in New Delhi. Her reportage focused on governance and public health.

At UC Berkeley, she aims to learn new ways to tell stories effectively amid the hyper-polarized media landscape both in India and, more generally, the world.


  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
    PG Diploma in English Journalism (2020)

  • St Stephen's College, University of Delhi
    BA Hons in English (2019)


  • India Today (Sub-Editor)

  • StoriesAsia (National Reporter)


Governance & Policy, Health

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