Archith Seshadri, Atlanta Bureau Chief / Anchor
Archith Seshadri is a global journalist and TV host based in Atlanta, Georgia. He serves as the Atlanta Bureau Chief/Anchor for Nexstar Media Group reporting for stations across the south-east US including Augusta, Savannah, Columbus, Birmingham, Huntsville, Dothan, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Tampa and Panama City. As the state capitol reporter, Archith covers stories on the 5E’s (elections, economy, environment, education and entertainment).
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. Most recently, Archith has extensively covered the coronavirus pandemic and the civil rights protest in Atlanta.
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.