Anita Wadhwani

Anita Wadhwani

Anita Wadhwani is a senior reporter for the Tennessee Lookout. The Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media (TAPME) named her Journalist of the Year in 2019 as well as giving her the Malcolm Law Award for Investigative Journalism. Wadhwani is formerly an investigative reporter with The Tennessean who focused on the impact of public policies on the people and places across Tennessee. She is a graduate of Columbia University in New York and the University of California at Berkeley School of Journalism. Wadhwani lives in Nashville with her partner and two children. Reach Anita at [email protected]. Twitter: @anitawadhwani

Attorney general threatens Fortune 100 companies order with legal action for race-based policies

By: and - July 13, 2023

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird is among a coalition warning the nation’s largest companies — many of which have diversity and equity programs — they could face legal action for using race-based policies. A Thursday letter from Bird and 12 other attorneys general put Fortune 100 companies on notice they could be hit with legal […]

Tyson Food’s expansion in west Tennessee pits longtime farmers against one of the nation’s biggest protein suppliers

By: - May 3, 2021

BEECH BLUFF, TN — Larry Blankenship and his wife, Monica, lived in a trailer on his father’s farm for more than 30 years while saving for a home of their own. They finally did in 2019, moving into a pretty one-story ranch built where their trailer used to be. But their joy was short-lived; the […]