learning from journalists,Barkha Dutt

Speak of NDTV and you cannot forget to mention this name. Having done her Bachelors in English Literature from St. Stephens in New Delhi and Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia Islamiya University, Barkha Dutt went on to obtain a Masters degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her excellence in journalism was proven for the umpteenth time when in 1997, she won the Inlaks Scholarship to do graduate work abroad.
Professionally, Barkha boasts of a career full of milestones.From on-site news coverage to in-studio shows, this lady has been there and done it all. Her excellent coverage of the Kargil War in 1999 won her appreciation and love from the entire nation. Her most recent milestone was the coverage of the Tsunami Disaster in South India.
Her in-studio work includes the daily NewsHour and the weekly ‘We the People’. Her simplistic approach and sensitive yet sensible interaction with the masses have made her the most viewer-friendly journalist today.


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