About Us

The Swaddle is an independent media company committed to telling stories that matter, from underrepresented perspectives. Through our innovative storytelling and design, we have established ourselves as a reliable source for analysis and social commentary for young Indians. We combine innovation in multimedia storytelling and visual design with carefully vetted research to start conversations that challenge social biases, power dynamics, and assumed knowledge. We are known for our authentic voice and unique editorial perspective, which we bring to all our video, podcast, and editorial work. Our team believes in creating media that sets a new standard in creative innovation, technical skill, design aesthetic, and social impact.

To work with our production team on documentary short films or podcast series write to us or pitch us at video@theswaddle.com or podcasts@theswaddle.com

To explore sponsorship opportunities, write to us at partnerships@theswaddle.com.

To apply for a role with our team, send your CV and portfolio to hiring@theswaddle.com.

To write for us, pitch to our editorial team at editors@theswaddle.com.

Please follow the following pitch guidelines to help us better understand your story idea. In the subject of the email, please include the section you envision your story falling under, along with a proposed headline (e.g., Science pitch: ‘Proposed Headline’). In the body of the email, please include:

  • A proposed headline and a 1-2 sentence subhead
  • A 1-2 sentence description of your article (i.e., the thesis)
  • A brief summary of relevant background/context
  • A list of sources
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