Archith Seshadri is a global journalist based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the Atlanta Bureau Chief for Nexstar Media Group serving 4 stations that represent 45 counties in Georgia (WJBF, WSAV, WRBL and WSPA). As the State Capitol Reporter, Archith covers stories impacting the Peach State to include: Issues on state government, healthcare, education, cyber security, economic impacts and entertainment all of which Georgia residents rely on heavily for their well-being.
An engineer turned journalist, Archith brings more than a decade’s worth of on-air experience as an anchor/reporter/host. Growing up in India and Australia, Archith decided to be a journalist because he wanted to hold the powerful accountable, watch history unfold and tell stories about people for people. Archith has navigated many newsrooms over the years including Macon, GA (CBS), Augusta, GA (ABC), Charlotte, NC (FOX), Atlanta, GA (CNN). Archith left the United States for an opportunity to be the prime time anchor in New Delhi, India for a global English network for 2 years. He covered everything from pop culture to politics while anchoring 4 hours of daily news coverage. Archith has also written and produced pieces for CNN, HLN, CNN International, Atlanta Journal Constitution and Khabar Magazine. He thrives on breaking news, live reporting, social media engagement and entertainment stories. Archith has covered the Ebola outbreak from Atlanta, National Police Week from Washington D.C., the US 2016 election coverage from New York, the historic Trump-Modi meeting from the White House, and field anchored from across India.
A Georgia Tech graduate, Archith spent 6+ years as a consultant at Accenture before switching careers to the media world. When he’s not reporting the news, he performs improv on stage and trains students in western classical music. A game show buff, Archith competed and won ABC’s $100,000 Pyramid with Snoop Dogg and Questlove.