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Sonali Kohli (she/her) is a Senior Recruiter at URL Media, where she works with newsrooms and media-adjacent organizations who want to find fantastic candidates and treat them well. She has spent her career at newspapers, digital startups and online news organizations as a reporter, editor and mentor to new talent. While at the Los Angeles Times for six years covering education and breaking news, Sonali was part of the Times staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 2015 San Bernardino mass shooting, and in 2020 was named the best education journalist in the U.S. by the Education Writers Association. Sonali was a Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at Columbia University in 2020-21, working on a young adult nonfiction book that will be published by Beacon Press in 2024.
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