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Nisha Chittal

Chief of Staff,


United States

Nisha Chittal is the Chief of Staff at, where she helps run the operations of the full, unified newsrooms across text, audio, and video, oversees long-term editorial planning, and oversees network development, audience, style and standards, and general assignment teams.

Previously at Vox, she served as the newsroom’s Managing Editor, and prior to that, she served as Director of Audience. She has led editorial and audience teams at several media organizations including  MSNBC, NBC News, and Travel Channel.  In 2016, she was named to Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in Media. In 2018, she was selected to participate in ONA’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator.

She also occasionally writes about food and culture for Vox, and has previously written for,, Elle, Racked, Jezebel, Poynter, and other publications.  She holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.