Kavita Chandran

Content Consultant & Journalism Trainer, Asia

Kavita Chandran is a trainer and news content advisor based in Singapore. As a journalist for more than 25 years, she has worked in newsrooms across the United States and Asia, reporting, writing and editing stories. She started her career in New Delhi as a business reporter and moved on to anchor shows for CNBC Asia. She worked as a breaking news editor with Bloomberg in New York, and then spent 10 years in Reuters’ newsrooms as a trainer and front page editor.

Kavita is currently a journalism trainer with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, where she teaches working journalists across Asia about climate change, human trafficking, racial injustice, social inclusion and other world problems. She is also a mentor and speaker on ‘Solutions Journalism’ as a catalyst for change in the media.

Kavita is a published author of a book, a freelance journalist, and an adjunct faculty for Journalism and Communications at Murdoch University, Kaplan Institute, and S.P. Jain Global School of Management.
She has an M.A. in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communications in New Delhi, and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York.

She can be reached at kavita.chandran@gmail.com.

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