K A Shaji is a journalist. He is presently Senior Assistant Editor of the South First news portal. A South India based journalist, Shaji, writes on politics, human rights, environment, livelihood, caste, and marginalised communities. He worked with the newspapers The Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindu, and The Telegraph, and the magazines Tehelka and Open. He is also a regular contributor to The Guardian, Mongabay, the Huffington Post, the People`s Archive of Rural India, and Down to Earth. Shaji is a recipient of the National Media Fellowship and the Sankriti Journalism Award.