Roshan Fernandez is a news producer at the Globe where he works on the homepage team. He's been in the journalism industry since 2019. Before moving to Boston in the fall of 2023, he interned with the sports desks at The Wall Street Journal, The Seattle Times and The Richmond Times-Dispatch. He wrote about everything from the National Football League and Major League Baseball to short track car racing, golf, and the business model behind professional lacrosse.
He also interned with National Public Radio as part of the audience engagement team. There, he managed daily social media accounts, sent breaking news alerts, led strategy planning for third-party platforms such as Apple News, and developed long-term social and SEO strategy. He was also part of the team which executed NPR's plan to leave Twitter.
Roshan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Syracuse University in 2023, where he majored in journalism and minored in environmental studies. He worked for three years on his student newspaper, The Daily Orange, where he wrote 347 stories and wore many hats, including sports editor and senior staff writer. He won multiple awards and scholarships from the Asian American Journalists Association and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.