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Harsha Nahata

Associate Producer, TED Radio Hour

Harsha Nahata (she/her) is a producer for TED Radio Hour. For TED Radio Hour, she has produced segments on how to manage time in a meaningful way, how gray wolves are surviving in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, and how an Iranian artist living in exile connects with her homeland, among others.

Before coming to NPR, Nahata was at Futuro Media's politics and race podcast, In The Thick, where she covered the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and the 2022 midterm elections.

Her work has also been featured in Self Evident — a podcast that tells Asian America's stories — The Juggernaut, Brown Girl Magazine, and Catalyst Midland, among others. Nahata received a master's degree from the Newmark School of Journalism and a bachelor's degree in public policy from the University of Michigan. When she's not editing audio, she likes to paint, take long walks and eat her way through NYC.

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Satellites can monitor climate emissions... but space junk puts them at risk

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Sex ed is awkward. But it doesn't have to be

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Can the insect brain help us develop smarter, faster AI?

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Remembering the lives of enslaved people by sleeping where they once lived

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The beginning of mind-reading technology? No, it's not science fiction

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How to make time for what matters, even when life gets hectic

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Life plans can be shaken in an instant. How to make the most of these big transitions

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The rise of populism and the crisis of liberal democracy

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How a group home for seniors became a safe haven for healing

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Marla Aufmuth / TED

When the proverbial 'seat at the table' is not what you expect it to be

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How Indigenous guardian programs can help the land and the people taking care of it

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Why we think working hard makes you a good person

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As humans drastically change the planet, animals are rapidly evolving to survive

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The not-so-intelligent side of artificial intelligence

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A bounced check, a police arrest, and the fight to give millions a second chance

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How imaging technology is recovering damaged texts and rewriting history

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Iranian visual artist Shirin Neshat on how exile is a driving force in her work

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How meditation can teach us to love ourselves and others

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