Nisha Chittal is a journalist, editor, and content strategist with nearly a decade of experience driving growth strategies for publishers and media companies. She has a deep understanding of what makes good content that people want to read, watch, and share. In January 2016, she was named to Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" in Media.
She is currently the Engagement Editor at Racked, Vox Media's fashion and beauty vertical, where she leads a team working on multi-platform editorial and growth strategy, including social content creation and programming, newsletter distribution, publisher partnerships, and paid social marketing campaigns.
Over the course of her career, she has led audience engagement strategies for brands and publications like MSNBC, NBC News, Travel Channel, and Tasting Table. At MSNBC & NBC News, she led social content creation and distribution strategy for the 2016 election, launched MSNBC's presence on Snapchat, and drove experimentation with emerging platforms, including Instagram Stories and messaging apps.
She also wrote and reported on digital and social media trends during the 2016 election for MSNBC.com and NBCNews.com, and appeared on-air on MSNBC TV and in digital original videos to discuss feminism, women's issues, and social media. In 2015, she frequently hosted "Code Forward," a digital show on MSNBC.com about trends in technology.
Nisha has written about women's issues, media, politics, and technology for a variety of publications, including Elle Magazine, Jezebel, Poynter, Ms Magazine, The American Prospect, and others. She has had essays published in three anthologies, including the Amazon Kindle Serial "The 10 Habits of Highly Successful Women."
She holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.