San Francisco Chronicle staffer Shwanika Narayan has moved from the business news desk to become assistant arts editor.
She has been covering various issues but focusing on economic trends, workplace discrimination, income inequality, and poverty. Narayan joined the Chronicle in January 2019 to cover retail and logistics.
She was previously a freelance producer/video journalist at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s digital vertical, where she created news videos on the daily. Prior to that, she freelanced for NBC News, Quartz and Hyphen magazine, primarily writing about Asian-American identity.
Narayan has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from UCLA.