We are always on the lookout for new contributors, please contact us if you’re interested in becoming one by contacting the writer of the category you want to fit in.

Rui Carreira, Chief Editor & Tech Contributor
rui.carreira@neworleansreporter.org
Carreira is the Chief Editor and founder of the New Orleans Reporter. Before venturing on this project, Carreira was a freelance writer for a wide array of companies, teaching Internet Marketing at ISLA – a Portuguese University.

Venkat Pulapaka, Finance Contributor
venkat.pulapaka@neworleansreporter.org
Venkat is a passionate journalist, a successful professor by accident and a freelance writer by desire. Venkat made his humble beginnings as a cub reporter for an evening newspaper 30 years back. After one year into journalism, he shifted his base from the street to the editing desk. Continuously for 20 years he worked in various English-language newspapers in India, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, then switched professions and went into teaching at the University. After eight and a half years of professorship in media studies, he returned to print media and worked in a senior position in a newspaper for two years. Venkat has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Political Science and Public Administration and a Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism. In 2014, Venkat decided to join New Orleans Reporter and now covers news for US stock markets.

Sandeep Pradhan, Finance Contributor
sandeep.pradhan@neworleansreporter.org
After working for a big national banking institution as an administrator, Sandeep Pradhan decided to launch himself at a financial journalism career and became New Orleans Reporter’s finance analyst and journalist, covering all of the breaking news in the finance section. Cited by national and international publications alike, his experience as a Financial Advisor, Banking Administrator and his impressive resumé and experience, such as a Master’s Degree in Economics and an MBA in Corporate Management give him the backbone required to cover all of the breaking news for New Orleans Reporter.

James Murphy, Music Contributor
james.murphy@neworleansreporter.org
James is a die hard music fan who loves everything musical, no matter the genre. He wanted to turn his music passion to something productive, and therefore, we grabbed his position as the 1st Music Contributor on our site.

Miguel Ferreira, Movies Contributor
miguel.ferreira@neworleansreporter.org
Miguel Ferreira started writing movie reviews for his personal blog just as a hobby, but he was soon invited to tackle the challenge of becoming a contributor for the New Orleans Reporter, a job he is excelling in.

Sagar Patil, TV Contributor
sagar.patil@neworleansreporter.org
Sagar Patil is a Marketer with one great passion –TV Shows, Series, Documentaries and everything TV Related. One of the New Orleans Reporter’s founders, it is only natural he would tackle the TV section.

Bikram Singh, Games Contributor
bikram.singh@neworleansreporter.org
Bikram Singh is a hardcore gamer who enjoys a challenge. He wrote numerous guides, walkthroughs and articles about most games for third parties like Gameinformer and his personal blogs. He was the proud leader of many gaming “clans” and jumped at the opportunity to be our Games Contributor.

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