Nithin Coca is an Asia-focused freelance journalist, focusing on stories that build connections across borders, particularly in Southeast Asia, a vitally important region of the world that does not get enough attention in the English-language media.
Prior to working as a journalist, Nithin worked in advocacy communications and campaigns for organizations including the Walk Free Foundation, Sierra Club, Obama for America, Peace Action, and KEHATI.
Nithin received his BA in Communication from the University of Southern California, and his MA in International Affairs from Columbia University. He splits his time between bases in the San Francisco Bay Area, Japan, and Indonesia.
Articles, Publications, and Appearances
See Nithin Coca’s portfolio for some of his published features.
Guest on weekly live episode of Shingetsu News Speakeasy (Japan) on Chinese and Japanese rail infrastructure projects in Indonesia (Shingetsu News Speakeasy – Japan, July 2020)
Interviewed by Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt for live episode entitled Google is a Small Country (Twit Tech News Weekly, October 2019)
“Breaking away from Google” (Slate’s If Then I Tech Podcast, September 2019)
“The Surveillance Economy,” interviewed by Manoush Zomorodi from Mozilla (IRL Podcast, February 2019)