Anita Wadhwani

Anita Wadhwani

Anita Wadhwani is a senior reporter for the Tennessee Lookout. The Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media (TAPME) named her Journalist of the Year in 2019 as well as giving her the Malcolm Law Award for Investigative Journalism. Wadhwani is formerly an investigative reporter with The Tennessean who focused on the impact of public policies on the people and places across Tennessee. She is a graduate of Columbia University in New York and the University of California at Berkeley School of Journalism. Wadhwani lives in Nashville with her partner and two children.

Cameron joins 16 state attorneys general to oppose federal protections for LGBTQ foster youth

By: - November 30, 2023

Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti is leading a coalition of 17 state attorneys general — including Kentucky’s outgoing AG Daniel Cameron — in fighting a proposed federal rule intended to give LGBTQ kids greater protections in foster care. The proposed rule reflects misguided federal policy, illegally intrudes on state authority and risks violating the free […]

In West Tennessee, Black farmers take on Tyson Foods

By: - December 27, 2022

This article was first published by the Tennessee Lookout. Brenda Scott’s father came to west Tennessee as a sharecropper. By 1971 — as a result of hard work and government loans — he had 129 acres of his own, some of which his descendants occupy today. His adult children and grandchildren belong to an enclave […]