Nischinta "Nish" Amarnath is an American Indian-origin journalist, media trainer, speaker and an author of three books: The Voyage to Excellence, Citi and its Scuffle with the Watchdogs and Victims For Sale. Nish, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, infuses her fiction work with elements of magic and mysticism in ordinary and starkly real settings. Her bestselling psychological thriller novel, Victims For Sale was released worldwide by HarperCollins in January 2018 and long-listed for the prestigious Bombay Film Festival Word-to-Screen Awards in July 2018. Victims For Sale was discussed as a literary oeuvre on ITV (Gold) in New York in the television channel’s flagship program, Vision For Asia. Additionally, Victims For Sale marked the inauguration of two book clubs in two prestigious literary hubs under the patronage of FICCI-FLO.
As a journalist, Nish writes for Dow Jones/ The Wall Street Journal [Pro'] in London. She was recognized as an Outstanding Reporter as part of the AMMYs Awards in 2017, based on her reportage at S&P Global in New York. Nish was previously Managing Editor at one of Europe’s most prolific magazine publishing groups. Her articles have previously appeared in TheStreet.com, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Newsweek / International Business Times, India Today, The Hindu, New Indian Express and Times of India's city supplements, among others. Nish completed her Bachelors in Economics with Distinction from Stella Maris College, India. She holds post-graduate degrees in media communications and business journalism from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Columbia University, where she was a Margot Naylor Scholar and a James W. Robins Reporting Fellow, respectively.
Nish enjoys singing, painting, writing songs and poetry, composing melodies, reading, swimming, traveling and cooking. She is crazy about cats. A former Londoner, she now lives in New York City.