Harmeet Kaur

Culture writer

Harmeet is a culture writer for CNN.
Harmeet Kaur


Harmeet Kaur is a culture writer for CNN. She covers race, identity and social justice.

Kaur is dedicated to telling stories about minority communities with sensitivity and nuance, whether through daily news stories or enterprise reporting. She is also a writer for CNN’s award-winning 5 Things newsletter.

Previously, Kaur was a producer on the digital programming team. There, she helped readers make sense of the news through push notifications, worked with teams on headlines and story framing and curated homepages across platforms. She started her career at CNN in television production.

Kaur is a graduate of Emory University, where she studied international affairs and journalism. Originally from the small town of Pikeville, Kentucky, she currently resides and works in New York City.