Isha Soni is a multimedia journalist and digital video specialist currently based in Toronto. She has worked in various roles as communications manager, video journalist, web editor, documentary film maker and non-fiction video producer. She has covered a wide range of topics like education, science, business, city beat, immigrations and real estate.
She graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with MS in Broadcast Journalism.
Currently, she is producing a podcast about her experience with immigration, diversity and being a minority in a multicultural global city.
Her most recent job was as a video journalist and digital communications manager for Adhyayan Asia - an education based social enterprise operating out of Mumbai. While at Adhyayan, Isha travelled extensively in south east asia and chronicled schooling across various economic backgrounds. She visited rural schools, covered public education and also documented the privillages of private education in India. During her course here, she produced short video films featuring principals, students, teachers and parents and wove them around social commentary about the state of education in the sub-continent. She was also the digital communications manager for the budding social enterprise and conducted several training sessions for education professionals on social media.
She has previously worked as a video editorial intern for Scientific American in New York. During her tenure at Scientific American, she was awarded the three month internship thrice in a row due to her performance. She handled the editing of the show "The Countdown- Spacelab" produced at the YouTube studios in New York and also published video pieces for the series "Instant Egghead"
Prior to that, she was a web reporter at International Business times in New York where she published over 50 video pieces and 15 web articles ranging across different genres like business, technology and entertainment.
Isha has produced independent documentaries which have won her recognition at International film festivals. She has chronicled the life of rural cigarette rollers, gold jewelry labor and living conditions in Mumbai's chawls.
Podcaster | Digital Communications Specialist | Storyteller