Sandhya Ravishankar is an award winning journalist with close to two decades of experience. She has covered South India extensively and is an adept investigative journalist who has collaborated with global networks to uncover stories of wrongdoing.

She won the Ramnath Goenka award in the environmental category in 2019 for her series on illegal beach sand mining in Tamil Nadu.

Sandhya lives in Bengaluru and is always on the hunt for the next big story.

She leads The Lede team.