Pavni Mittal is a web producer and contributor at PBS NewsHour Weekend covering national and international affairs. She has over seven years of journalism experience in India and the U.S., and holds a Master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Pavni’s Recent Stories
Nation Jun 16Ahead of World Refugee Day, Chobani founder appeals to CEOs
Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder and CEO of leading yogurt brand Chobani, says he is evangelizing the idea of a so-called 'CEO playbook' to shift some of the focus from shareholder wealth and profits to employee welfare and humanitarian goals. NewsHour…
World May 12The Daily Show’s Desi Lydic goes ‘Abroad’ exploring gender equality
To explore gender equality, Desi Lydic, a correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, traveled to Iceland, Namibia and Spain for her new special ‘Desi Lydic: Abroad,’ which airs on Comedy Central on Monday.
Nation Dec 02In third season premiere, host of ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ covers racism and guns
Explaining historical context behind diamond engagement rings, vitamin supplements, Halloween and more, he said the show aimed to open people's minds about social norms, while staying away from America's more obvious fault lines. But the show dissolved that safeguard for…
Politics Oct 14Two tight races in New Jersey could help Democrats flip the House
Five of New Jersey’s 12 House seats are held by Republicans. This election, two of those seats -- the 7th and the 11th congressional districts -- are key targets by Democrats who hope to flip the House in their favor.
Nation Jul 08‘My entire life is revolving around this’ — Thousands of women await visa rule’s uncertain future
Thousands of people who obtained work permits under the Obama administration are waiting on a rule change that could put their jobs at risk.
Economy Apr 15Ad world’s most powerful leader Martin Sorrell quits
After building WPP into the world’s largest communications conglomerate, with 200,000 staff in 112 countries, Martin Sorrell resigned as its CEO on Saturday amid allegations of personal misconduct.
World Feb 11Leading human rights and pro-democracy advocate Asma Jahangir dies at 66
Asma Jahangir, a lawyer and renowned human rights activist in Pakistan, died of a heart attack on Sunday in Lahore at the age of 66.
Arts Jan 28One year after the first travel ban, artists from affected countries share their stories
"Before We Were Banned," an art show, celebrates the work and experience of artists who trace their lineage to the seven Muslim-majority countries affected by the first travel ban.
World Jan 06Tehran University tracks students detained during anti-government protests
Tehran University has set up a committee to track the whereabouts of students who have been arrested in anti-government protests in Iran.
World Dec 31Rouhani urges against violence amid anti-government protests
In his first speech since anti-establishment protests flared across the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said people were free to protest.