Barkha Dutt, Emmy Nominated Reporter; Washington Post Columnist; Founding Editor-Mojo & We The Women; Tv Host & Author
Barkha Dutt, India’s only Emmy-Nominated Journalist is a reporter, author and columnist with over two decades of professional experience covering some of the toughest assignments across the world and within India. She became a household name with her front-line reporting of the Kargil War in 1999 and has since reported from some of the most dangerous hot-spots including Kashmir, Pakistan, Iraq, Libya, Egypt and Afghanistan. She is the winner of more than 40 national and international awards including the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) Award for ‘International TV Personality of the Year; Asian TV Award for ‘Best Talk Show’, the World Economic Forum’s recognition for being a “Young Global Leader’ and the Ramnath Goenka award for the Best Journalist of the Year. In India she has won the fourth highest civilian honor, the Padmashri.
Barkha Dutt is an influential analyst with a special expertise in conflict reporting , an impactful feminist voice in India and a regular speaker on the global stage. She was chosen by the U.N to be part of a select Global Journalists’ Corp. Barkha Dutt was the host of India’s longest running t.v show- We The People. This year she launched her own digital venture- Mojo and also created a brand new participatory festival and content property called We The Women. She is a Columnist with the Washington Post, Contributing Editor with The Week and a Columnist with The Hindustan Times. She is is also the author of ‘This Unquiet Land- Stories from India’s Fault-Lines. She was recognized as #37 on the list of the world’s 250 most powerful women by the online agency- Richtopia. She is the world’s fourth most followed journalist with over 6 million Twitter followers.@bdutt