Susmita Baral

News Editor

Susmita Baral


Food, Sustainable Eating, Travel, Green Living, Food Ethics, , Environmental Justice, Biodiversity


Rutgers University, Columbia University


Susmita Baral is the News Editor for Treehugger. She joined Dotdash Meredith in 2021.


Baral is a New York-based multimedia journalist with eight years of experience covering science, health, climate, food, and culture. Her work has appeared in VICE, National Geographic, Teen Vogue, Health, HuffPost, Popular Science, Quartz, Harper's Bazaar, Eater and more.


Baral holds a Bachelor's Degree from Rutgers University and a Masters of Science in Journalism from Columbia University.

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