Khushbu Shah wasRest of World’sHead of Development until March 2023. Previously, she led newsrooms and bureaus for a start-up award-winning global newsroom and the National Public Radio’s Georgia Public Broadcasting.
Previously at CNN, she produced, reported, and managed coverage on the ground across Latin America, the United States, and Asia. She has also managed network coverage out of Syria and Ukraine. She has produced, written, and edited work on the ground from the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the United States. Shah has launched and led more than two dozen newsroom partnerships while leading an award-winning global newsroom start-up with theNew York Times, Associated Press, and theGuardian, among dozens of other publications, including aTIMEmagazine cover with an all-women Afghan newsroom. She began her career in Kabul, Afghanistan, where she spent two years at Moby Media Group, the parent company of TOLO News. Her writing has appeared in theAtlantic, the Guardian,Washington Post,Businessweek, and elsewhere.