Based in rainy Vancouver, British Columbia, Akhila Menon is a recent graduate of UBC’s Master of Journalism program and a freelance journalist who enjoys reporting on environmental, social justice and health stories.
A budding investigative journalist with a passion for social media, she hopes to marry the two interests and has previously worked in audience engagement and editorial roles. In 2021, she co-wrote a Fairy Creek explainer that won a CAJ award and worked on the Climate Emergency Project-APTN Investigates collaboration.
She’s currently working as The Tyee’s JHR Fellow where she’s reporting on environmental, health and social justice issues.
Read Akhila’s stories:
♦ What Kylie Jenner’s Private Jets Say About Us | The Tyee
♦ Are Highrises Really Bad for Your Health? | The Tyee
♦ A Day in the Life: An Aquarium Biologist | The Tyee