Preeti Varathan

Preeti Varathan is a Senior Producer at NBC News Studios. She reports, writes, and produces serialized narrative podcasts with a focus on politics and criminal justice reform. Her five-part investigation into the death of a January 6th rioter, American Radical, held the #1 spot on Apple podcast charts for 2 weeks and took home multiple journalism awards, including the prestigious Deadline Club and Scripps Howard Awards for best in audio journalism. Prior to working at NBC, she reported for NPR’s Planet Money and hosted the global economics series, Quartz News. In her spare time, you can find Preeti perusing anime forums and trying to convince her cat to slow-blink at her.