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Mitali Mukherjee

Acting director of the Reuters Insitute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Mitali Mukherjee is Director of the Journalist Programmes at the Reuters Institute for the
Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.She is a political economy journalist with more than two decades of experience in TV, printand digital journalism.
She is a Chevening fellow for the South Asia Journalism Fellowship
2020, a Raisina Asian Forum for Global Governance Young Fellow 2019 and a 2017 fellow of
the Australia India Youth Dialogue. In 2020, she was nominated for the prestigious Red Ink
Awards in India for two of her business stories.
Over the course of her journalistic career Mitali has been Consulting Business Editor at The
Wire and Mint. Prior to that she was Markets Editor at CNBC TV 18 and Prime Time Anchor
at TV Today and Doordarshan. She has been a Fellow at The Observer Research Foundation
(ORF) where she led Gender Initiatives for the organisation. Mitali has also co-founded two
start-ups that focused on civil society and financial literacy.
She is a gold medallist in Television Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass
Communication (IIMC) New Delhi, 2001 and a gold medallist, Political Science Hons., Delhi
University, 2000. She is also a TEDx speaker.


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    Acting director of the Reuters Insitute, University of Oxford