Deepa Bharath

Staff Writer, Southern California News Group

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Deepa Bharath

Deepa Bharath is a staff writer for the Southern California News Group, covering
religion, health, race, demographics, cultures, extremism and other topics for the
company's 11 newspapers in the region. She has covered a number of other beats ranging
from city government to breaking news and courts for the Orange County Register, Los
Angeles Times Community News and the Daily Breeze. Deepa has received fellowships
from the International Women's Media Foundation and the International Center for
Journalists to report stories about reconciliation, counter-extremism and peace-building
efforts around the world.