Nithin Coca is a global freelance journalist. He regularly contributes to Engadget, Equal Times, The Diplomat, Shareable, and Sustainable Brands, and his freelance pieces have also appeared in Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Quartz, Ensia, Forbes, and New Internationalist.
Coca has been awarded fellowships from the International Center for Journalists and the Solutions Journalism Network to support his reporting. He has also worked on field investigations with The Changing Markets Foundation and Wild Aid.
As a journalist, Coca focuses on stories that build connections across borders. He focuses on Southeast Asia, a vitally important region of the world that does not get enough attention in the English-language media.
Coca received his Bachelors in Communication from the University of Southern California, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University. He is based part-time in the San Francisco Bay Area, and about half of any year in Asia for reporting and field work.