Dow Jones/WSJ reporter leaving for job at grad school
by Chris Roush
Anusha Shrivastava, a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal for the past six years, is departing for a job at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism at the beginning of next year.
In an email to the staff, Shrivastava writes, “After more than six years covering exciting and unusual beats ranging from the asset-backed securities and commercial paper markets to foreign exchange and money market funds, I am heading out for a fresh adventure.
“I’m joining the career services group at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, starting Jan. 2.”
Shrivastava has a PhD in industrial relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.
She previously worked for the Hartford Business Journal, the Associated Press and the Waterbury Republican American. She was also the South Asian Journalists Association president from 2009 to 2011.
While in India, Shrivastava worked as a reporter and segment producer for Asia Business News in New Delhi, India, from 1996-1998 and for BBC World Television from 1993-1996.
She has written for The Times of India and The Hindustan Times, two of India’s largest English language dailies from 1988-1993. She is the co-author of a book “Comparative Government and Politics – Concepts and Emerging Trends.”