Sharada Lahangir a journalist based in Bhubaneswar having 22 years of experience both in Television and Print .She is presently working with ETV Bharat Odia as Editor, Input, Odisha . Her area of work and interest lies in the under reported hinterlands and conflict zone of Eastern Indian states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Along with the conflict zone/Maoist prone area she has extensively travelled in the inaccessible pockets and hugely covered the tribal and issues of their livelihood, health, education, women and children. She has worked with ANI, Kalinga TV and Zee Kalinga and wrote articles for WFS, The Wire, and Scroll.in as a freelancer.
She has won Prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism 2015 for Uncovering India Invisible, Laadli Media award in 2011 and in 2012, Got special commendation in Chameli devi jain Award-2014-15. She is recipient of Inclusive Media –UNDP fellowship -2014, The Akshaya Patra - One World Media Fellowships on Hunger – 2012, Panos South Asia Media Fellowship on tobacco-2011, National foundation of India (NFI) media fellowship for 2007-08.