Deepa Fernandes

Deepa Fernandes

Deepa Fernandes is a radio journalist who has covered guerrilla insurgencies, natural disasters and political coups in countries from Haiti to East Timor. She now covers little kids, and their issues, for Southern California Public Radio where she is the Early Childhood Development Correspondent. Prior to KPCC, Deepa was a national anchor for the Pacifica Radio network, she founded and ran a national non-profit that aimed to diversify the ranks of journalism by training new reporters in communities of color, and she was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford in 2012. Deepa is a mom to two small children, perhaps the most challenging and rewarding work she has ever undertaken. 

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