Ishan Thakore
Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism / Multimedia Producer
2024 Speaker

Ishan Thakore is an investigative journalist and multimedia producer. His work often explores the unintended impacts of government policies—whether they be dams or eviction legislation. His work has been featured on WNYC radio, The City website, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the BBC, Netflix, National Geographic blogs, the Southern Foodways Alliance and other outlets. He has received an Investigative Reporters and Editors Journalist of Color Fellowship, a Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, a BBC/Sundance Institute Fellowship and a North Star Scholarship from the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF). Thakore is a Ted Scripps fellow in environmental journalism at CU Boulder, where he is examining the federal government's approach to coastal resiliency, with a specific focus on an Army Corps of Engineers project in New York City.