Shelly Walia

Executive Editor, The Quint, India

Shelly Walia has been a journalist for more than 13 years – out of which nine have been spent in newsrooms of digital media companies. She’s currently the Executive Editor at the Indian digital-first media company, The Quint, where she closely interfaces with editors and reporters as well as the marketing team to strategise and execute successful membership campaigns, including daily and special newsletters. She’s keen to learn and understand ways to practise sustainable journalism in the digital era where editorial and product viability find the perfect balance.

Prior to The Quint, Shelly worked as a reporter at the American digital media company, Quartz, and as a senior sub-editor in one of India’s largest financial dailies, Business Standard. She is an alumnus of Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Shelly loves exploring social media tools – especially the ones that are available for free.