Kavita Chandran, Journalism Trainer, Asia.
Kavita Chandran is a journalism trainer and news content advisor based in Singapore. 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 anchor, and moved on to producing shows for CNBC. 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 certified journalism trainer with the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) and the Solutions Journalism Network (SJN), where she trains journalists across Asia on topics such as climate change, human trafficking, racial injustice and social inclusion. She is also a mentor for young journalists, moderator at news events, 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 is also a member of the alumni board at Columbia University.