Kasha Patel is an American science comedian and journalist. She was listed on Thrillist magazine’s “Best Undiscovered Comedians in the US” where she was called a unicorn for her uniqueness. She primarily focuses her jokes on her life as an Indian-American and science, producing one of the only science-themed comedy shows in the US. She also hosts and acts as emcee for monthly book-themed comedy shows, weekly mics, and special events.
She is the deputy weather editor for the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, covering weather, climate change and the environment. Before joining The Post, she produced news stories, videos and features about the Earth sciences, climate change and satellite research for NASA.