Nikhil Kanekal is a journalist, lawyer and news publisher. He currently works on corporate strategy at The Printers Mysore, the publishers of the Deccan Herald and Prajavani newspapers in Bangalore, Karnataka. He has previously been a reporter at Mint in New Delhi. Nikhil graduated from Columbia University with a masters in investigative journalism in 2010. He also teaches part time at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai.