SAWM India MEMBERS

Aditi Phadnis

India

Aditi Phadnis is Political Editor at the New Delhi-based premier financial newspaper, Business Standard since January 2000. Phadnis is Political Editor at Business Standard. […]

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Aditi R.

India

Writes extensively on poverty, displacement, women and children in conflict with law, education and disability. Recipient of the SAWM-UNICEF media initiative 2017. Was awarded the […]

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Anita Katyal

India

SAWM India member Anita Katyal has been a journalist for over 30 years, including at the Times of India and the Tribune, and now freelances for Scroll.in, the Asian Age and India […]

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Anubha Bhonsle

India

Anubha Bhonsle is an award-winning journalist and author. She has a body of work reporting on politics, conflict and gender. Her award-winning shows, documentaries and pieces have […]

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Anubhuti Vishnoi

India

Anubhuti Vishnoi writes extensively on policy and politics with special focus on the sectors of education, environment and culture. She started her journalistic career at The […]

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Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal

India

Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal is Executive Editor Kashmir Times, the oldest English daily in Jammu and Kashmir which has continued to maintain an independent voice despite many threats […]

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Anwesha Banerjee

India

It was never a cakewalk for her. On one hand, there was her traditional family who believes in the notion of patriarchy and repeatedly trying to pursue her to have a career in […]

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Arfa Khanum

India

SAWM India member Arfa Khanum Sherwani has been working in the field of TV journalism for the last 16 years. Presently she works as a senior anchor with Rajyasabha TV, run by […]

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Bachi Karkaria

India

SAWM India member Bachi Karkaria writes the weekly column “Erratica” for Times of India and is the Director of the Times Litfest. Her latest book is “In Hot Blood” […]

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Bharti Jainani

India

Bharti Jainani is a kolkata based journalist, working As a special correspondent for a leading newspaper PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA. This newspaper have total 11 editions. She […]

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Chandani Kumari

India

Chandani Kumari is a research scholar Of Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Viswavidyalaya, Wardha ( Kolkata regional center). She is currently working as Sub-editor Of Dainik […]

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Chandrima Bhattacharya

India

I write special stories for several sections of the newspaper. I contribute book reviews and write a column for the edit page called 'Gingerly Yours'. I look after a section called […]

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Durba Ghosh

India

Durba Ghosh is a Guwahati based Senior Journalist with the country's premier news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) where she has worked for the last 27 years. She began her […]

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Geeta Mohan

India

Geeta Mohan is the Foreign Affairs Editor of India Today, TV Today Network. Previously she worked with other leading English news networks of India including Times Now, NewsX, DD […]

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Indrani Bagchi

India

Indrani Bagchi is a senior diplomatic editor at The Times of India, where she has been reporting and analyzing foreign policy issues for the newspaper since 2004 and blogs with […]

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Ira Jha

India

Ira Jha-Senior Hindi Journalist has been in journalism for more than 35 years. Worked in Delhi with Navbharat times as first Women Chief Sub Editor and Hindustan as Editor NCR and […]

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Iti Sharan

India

Iti Sharan is currently working as an Assistant Editor with Youth Ki Awaaz (a popular Delhi-based online Citizen Journalism platform). She holds over 4 years of experience in […]

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Jyoti Malhotra

India

Jyoti Malhotra is Editor, National & Strategic Affairs of The Print website in Delhi. She has been a journalist for 35 years and has worked for India's major news media, […]

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Jyoti Sharma

India

Jyoti Sharma is working as a sub-editor at Rashtriya Sahara, Patna, In past, she has worked as A reporter at Dainik Jagran and Aaj Hindi daily She is a post graduate in history. […]

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Kajal Iyer

India

Kajal Iyer heads the Mumbai bureau of Times Now. She has previously worked for CNN-News18 in Mumbai and Chennai and has bylines in Times of India, Midday and Sanj Samachar. In a […]

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Kamalika Sengupta

India

Kamalika is a Television Journalist with 15 years of experience working in Television Media. Started as a cub Reporter with ANI in the year 2003, she also has working experience […]

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Kasturi Ray

India

Kasturi Ray, presently Senior Editor, OTV (Odisha Television Limited) Digital, is a mainstream journalist with a large body of work over more than the last two decades. Having been […]

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Kavitha Muralidharan

India

Kavitha Muralidharan is a senior bi-lingual journalist who writes in English and Tamil with an experience of twenty years in covering Tamil Nadu. She has extensively covered Tamil […]

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lakshmi sharma

India

मै लक्ष्मी शर्मा २००१ से पत्रकारिता के छेत्र में कार्यरत हु | मै […]

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Liz Mathew

India

I have been covering Indian national politics for the last 23 years. Before joining The Indian Express in 2014, I have worked with the Mint (Hindustan Times), Indo-Asian News […]

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Madhu Trehan

India

Madhu Trehan founded and was the editor of the news magazine India Today in 1975. In 1986, she produced and anchored a path-breaking television news magazine programme Newstrack […]

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Madhumita Datta

India

Madhumita Datta has 27 years of work experience as a journalist in different Bengali newspapers and has covered many important events. Currently, she is the Special Correspondent […]

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Mandira Nayar

India

Mandira Nayar is a senior special correspondent with The Week. She has over 16 years of experience working in journalism for 16 years writing on history, culture and foreign […]

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Manjari Chaturvedi

India

Manjari Chaturvedi , is a Special Correspondent/Assistant Editor with Navbharat Times a Hindi daily of Times of India Group. She is working with Times Group for last 28 years in […]

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Mannika Chopra

India

Mannika Chopra is the Managing Editor of Social Change, CSD’s social science quarterly that presents analytical papers and policy discussions in the field of social development. […]

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Marya Shakil

India

Marya Shakil is an award-winning Journalist with over 13 years of experience. Her show on the Muslims yearning to be part of the mainstream earned her the prestigious Ramnath […]

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Maya Mirchandani

India

Maya Mirchandani is Assistant Professor of Broadcast Journalism and Media Studies at Ashoka University and Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation. For over two decades, […]

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Moupia Nandy

India

I started my career in media in 1999 joining a Bengali Daily ‘Kalantar’ as a copy editor. In October 2000, I joined Aakash Bangla Television Channel as a reporter which started […]

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Mumeninaz Zaman

India

Mumeninaz Zaman is a freelancer and she contributes articles in the webzine, The Thumbprint Magazine and the English daily, The Assam Tribune. The art of storytelling is what […]

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Muslim Jan

India

Muslim Jan is a Post-graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism. Before joining the University as Editor, she worked with UNI at the agency’s New Delhi Bureau. Currently, […]

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Neeta Kolhatkar

India

Neeta Kolhatkar is a senior journalist who has experience of print, broadcast and internet having covered politics, crime, human interest and issues on Mumbai, extensively. With […]

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Neha Dixit

India

Neha Dixit is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India. She covers politics, gender and Social Justice in South Asia. She has worked with multiple mediums and reported […]

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Nidhi Razdan

India

Nidhi Razdan is an award-winning journalist working with NDTV for the last 20 years, where she is now Executive Editor. Nidhi has reported extensively on Indian politics, Jammu and […]

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Nilova Roy Chaudhury

India

Nilova Roy Chaudhury is Editor of India Review & Analysis, a journal of Society for Policy Studies, and writes on Indian foreign policy. She is a Visiting Faculty member with […]

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Nirmala Ganapathy

India

Nirmala is currently the India bureau chief for The Straits Times, the Singapore based newspaper. She writes on a wide variety of topics ranging from social issues to foreign […]

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Nirupama Subramanian

India

Nirupama Subramanian is the Resident Editor of The Indian Express, Chandigarh, and National Affairs Editor (North). Before this, she worked at The Hindu. She was a foreign […]

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Nistula Hebbar

India

Nistula Hebbar is the Political Editor of The Hindu in New Delhi and has worked in major newspapers in India including The Times of India, The Economic Times, Business Standard and […]

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Nivedita Jha

India

NIVEDITA JHA, Vice President, SAWM India is a freelance journalist. She has worked earlier with Patna editions of Nai Duniya, Rashtriya Sahara, Nav Bharat Times and Aaj. She has […]

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Pamela Philipose

India

Pamela Philipose, who began with The Times of India, is presently Public Editor, with The Wire, a Delhi based news portal. She has worked in different capacities in The Times of […]

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Rajni Shankar

India

Rajni Shankar is presently associated with Hindustan Samachar. as Special Correspondent. Prior to this, she was Chief of Bureau UNI Patna and Nagpur. Worked with Voice of America […]

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Rakhi Ghosh

India

Rakhi Ghosh, an independent Development Journalist based in Bhubaneswar, Odisha has more than 15 years of experience in the field of print and electronic media. She is regularly […]

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Ramya Kannan

India

SAWM India member Ramya Kannan is Chief of bureau, Tamil Nadu, Hindu. She has been with The Hindu for 20 years.

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Rashmi Saksena

India

Rashmi Saksena is a veteran Delhi based journalist and is the Consulting Editor for The Hitavada, a 107 year old largest circulated English daily from Nagpur, Jabalpur, Raipur and […]

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Rinku Jha

India

Associate Editor of Hindustan, Patna

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Sahana Nag Chowdhary

India

Joined Bartaman Patrika as a Reporter in 1984 and continues to serve this Paper in a senior editorial position. Enjoy a wide network of contacts in the political, cultural, […]

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Sanchari Mookherjee

India

My area of interest is Human Rights, with a special focus on women. Since 1998, I have been working, in different contexts, on issues like women's empowerment in adverse […]

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Sarada Lahangir

India

Sharada Lahangir a journalist based in Bhubaneswar having 22 years of experience both in Television and Print .She is presently working with ETV Bharat Odia as Editor, Input, […]

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Saroj Nagi

India

A Delhi-based journalist for over three decades, Saroj Nagi has worked with several prestigious publications, including the Hindustan Times. Her writings focus on national […]

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Seema Guha

India

Senior journalist have been reporting for nearly 30 years. Began my career with the Telegraph, based in Guwahati, Assam. The foreigners issue had exploded by then and the entire […]

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Seetu Tewari

India

I am Seetu. I am Presently associated with BBC Hindi Service. I report for online, radio and video platform. Also anchoring shows for DD, Bihar and Akashavani, Patna. Earlier […]

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Shabana Javed

India

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Sheela Bhatt

India

I am working for NewsX channel where I am anchoring a weekly show "No Holds Barred With Sheela Bhatt In 1979, four decades back, I started my career in Gujarati journalism, […]

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Shikha Mukerjee

India

Shikha Mukerjee joined The Economic Times in 1978 and remained with the Times of India Group until 2001. She launched the Kolkata edition of The Times of India and later became […]

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Shruti Ganapatye

India

Senior political reporter from Mumbai, presently working with the Asian Age. She has been covering socio-economic political issues in Maharashtra. She has extensively covered rural […]

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Shuma Raha

India

Shuma Raha, a founding member of SAWM India, has been a journalist for over two decades. A British Chevening Scholar, she was Associate Editor with The Telegraph newspaper and […]

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Smita Gupta

India

Smita Gupta, currently Senior Fellow, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, has worked for mainstream newspapers, including the Hindustan Times, Indian Express, The […]

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Smita Prakash

India

Smita Prakash is group editor of Asian News International. She has about 30 years experience in journalism having worked with several national and international news channels and […]

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Smita Sharma

India

Smita Sharma is an award-winning Senior Journalist/Columnist and TV Commentator in India.S he is presently Deputy Editor for The Tribune as writes on foreign policy and security […]

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Stella Paul

India

Stella Paul is an Hyderabad-based, multiple award-winning international journalist, covering environment and development issues such as climate change, sex trafficking, gender […]

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Suhasini Haidar

India

Suhasini Haidar is the Diplomatic Editor of The Hindu, one of India’s oldest and most respected national dailies. Prior to this, Suhasini was Foreign Affairs editor and prime […]

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Sunetra Choudhury

India

Sunetra Choudhury started her career at The Indian Express newspaper where she headed the city team. Three years later, she moved to TV news, working for India’s most prestigious […]

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Swati Bhattacharjee

India

SWATI BHATTACHARJEE, General Secretary, SAWM India, is Senior Assistant Editor, Ananda Bazar Patrika. The focus of her journalism is poverty allevation. She has a PhD from TISS, […]

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Syeda Afshana

India

Gold Medalist in Mass Communication and Journalism, Syeda Afshana is an Associate Professor at Media Education Research Centre, University of Kashmir. An alumnus of International […]

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Teresa Rehman

India

TERESA REHMAN, Treasurer, SAWM India, is founder-editor of The Thumb Print, a web magazine. Her area of work and interest lies in the under-reported and conflict-torn Northeast […]

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Uma Sudhir

India

SAWM India member Uma Sudhir is Resident Editor, NDTV, at Hyderabad. She was the former Vice President of SAWM India. She has formerly worked at Economic Times and Times of India.

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Vidya Subrahmaniam

India

Vidya Subrahmaniam is Senior Fellow, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy. She was until recently Associate Editor with The Hindu based in New Delhi. In a journalistic […]

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Vineeta Pandey

India

A journalist for over 25 years now, Vineeta Pandey started her career as a sports reporter from the Asian Age. She later moved on to Indian Express, The Times of India, DNA, Dainik […]

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