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Barkha Dutt
Journalist / Author

Barkha Dutt is an award-winning broadcast journalist and anchor with more than two decades of reporting experience. She worked as a reporter, anchor, and Group Editor with NDTV, India's premier news and current affairs network for over a decade. Dutt emerged as a household name with her frontline war reporting on the Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan in 1999. In her long career, she has reported from several conflict zones across the world, including Kashmir, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Egypt and Libya. She has won numerous national and international awards for journalism. She has been recognized twice as Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, and has been honoured with the Padmashri, India's fourth-highest civilian honour. In 2011, she was nominated alongside Sir David Attenborough and Ross Kemp for “International TV Personality of the Year" at the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) awards in London. She is the founder-editor of Mojo Story, a multi-media digital platform, and the author of “This Unquiet Land: Stories from India’s Fault Lines” and “To Hell and Back: Humans of COVID.”