About

A Nepali via Tennessee. No, I have not climbed Mt. Everest.
Anup Kaphle on a patrol with a Gurkha soldier in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, in 2009.

Anup Kaphle on a patrol with a Gurkha soldier in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, in 2009.

Anup Kaphle is the Deputy Foreign Editor at BuzzFeed News, where he edits the publication’s world coverage. Previously, he worked as the Digital Foreign Editor at The Washington Post, where he managed the paper’s world coverage on the web. At the Post, he was responsible for producing and managing enterprise projects and multimedia elements, shaping its online strategy and building innovative tools to enhance foreign and national security coverage.

Anup has reported from Afghanistan and Nepal, and his work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, TIME and the CBC among others.

Anup has an M.S degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he won the Henry N. Taylor Award, given to the top international student. He was also awarded the Foreign Press Association’s first prize in 2008. Anup received his B.A. in English from Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee.

EXPERTISE

Experience: Reporting, live blogging, video production, shooting, editing, graphics, photo editing, project management
Skills: Final Cut pro, Soundtrack Pro, Audacity, Photoshop, HTML, Eidos Méthode, WordPress
Languages: Hindi, Nepali, Urdu (conversational)

COMING TO AMERICA
Here is a speech I gave at the honors convocation to the graduating students at my alma mater in 2012 about coming to the United States to pursue journalism.