About Maya Mirchandani

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, she was a practicing journalist with NDTV, reporting on Indian foreign policy, conflict and national politics. She continues to be an active journalist and media commentator with regular columns and a weekly video blog called Wide Angle with Maya Mirchandani for TheWire.in. She has won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism twice, the Red Ink Award for reporting on human rights as well as the Exchange for Media Broadcast Journalism Award for best international affairs reporting.