Neha Khanna is a Journalist and News Anchor with New Delhi Television (NDTV 24×7), India’s oldest and most respected English news channel.
Neha majored in Political Science at Hindu College, Delhi University. She was the President of the Debating Society and the Literary Minister at the college. She pursued a postgraduate programme in Broadcast Journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communications in Delhi where she secured the second rank at the all India level. Subsequently, she was chosen for the prestigious Hansard Research Scholars Programme in Democracy and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. While at LSE, Neha worked with the BBC’s Parliamentary Programmes Team at Westminster, and worked on some of the most popular shows of their flagship channel, including BBC Radio 4 and BBC Parliament.
Neha has been with NDTV since 2004, and has covered a wide array of stories on social, legal, political, gender and human rights issues. Her forte is legal reportage and she has reported on some of the most high profile court cases and landmark judgements in different parts of the country over the years. Neha is passionate about legal and political journalism. She closely tracks the workings of the judiciary and is a keen observer of national politics. She’s covered several elections and interviewed some of the biggest newsmakers in recent years, including Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, the Chief Justice of India and other judges of the apex court. Her areas of interest also include foreign affairs. Neha was recently presented with the Young Achiever’s Award by the Hindu College Alumni Society.
Neha is also an AIYD alumnus. She’s a movie buff, a music lover, driven by wanderlust and enjoys reading.