Jayshree Bajoria is the South Asia researcher at Human Rights Watch. Previously, Bajoria worked as the deputy editor at CFR.org, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where she wrote on international security, terrorism, nonproliferation, human rights, and development issues in Asia. She co-wrote and produced two award-winning interactive multimedia pieces, Crisis Guide: Iran and Crisis Guide: Pakistan. She was selected to participate in the 2011 International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper Editors' trip to Indonesia and the 2010 U.S.-Korea Journalism Exchange Fellowship, funded by the Hawaii-based East-West Center.
Bajoria has also worked as a reporter for BBC, Star News television, and the Indian Express newspaper in Mumbai, India. She has a master's in international affairs from Columbia University in New York and a diploma in journalism from Xavier Institute of Communications in Mumbai.