Anita Pratap

Anita PratapJournalism (Kerala, India) 2007

ANITA PRATAP – a distinguished expatriate Indian writer and journalist, renowned for her insightful coverage of South Asia as the former South Asia Bureau Chief of CNN based in New Delhi. Her illustrious career includes stints at leading Indian and American media organizations such as India Today, Indian Express, and Time magazine.

Over the span of three decades, Anita has been at the forefront of major breaking news in the Indian subcontinent, delving deep into development issues related to the environment, children, women, and population. She is notably recognized as the first journalist to interview LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran, showcasing her fearless pursuit of journalism.

Anita has been honored with several prestigious awards, including the George Polk Award for her exceptional coverage of Afghanistan. Currently, she is working on three books, one of which explores the royal family of Saudi Arabia, while another focuses on the unsung heroes of India. Her debut book, “Island of Blood,” was an instant bestseller, selling out its first edition within six days of release, further solidifying her status as a talented writer and storyteller.

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