Decca Muldowney is a journalist based in New York City. She is originally from London. She is a currently a student in the Toni Stabile Investigative Unit at the Columbia Journalism School.

Decca aims to follow in the footsteps of her namesake, Jessica "Decca" Mitford, an investigative journalist and civil rights activist. 

She is the Varsity Trust Scholar for 2016 and a recipient of the Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Fund, a scholarship for British journalists studying in the United States.

Before pursuing journalism full-time, Decca did an MPhil and PhD in Postcolonial literature at the University of Cambridge, taught undergraduates, and researched in the Middle East.