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Swati Bhattacharjee

Swati Bhattacharjee

Senior Assistant Editor, ABP & Gen. Secretary, SAWM India

Swati Bhattacharjee is Senior Assistant Editor, Editorial Page, Ananda Bazar Patrika, Kolkata. Before this, she was the Chief Reporter-District, ABP, leading a team of about 135 reporters, photographers and sub-editors. She has worked as reporter and as feature writer for ABP and for The Telegraph, in Kolkata and in Delhi. Swati has a PhD is Social Science from Tata Institute of Social Studies, Mumbai, an MSc in Media Research from University of Stirling, UK, and an MA in Philosophy from Jadavpur University. She was a Fulbright Fellow, 2010-2011, at ALJ Poverty Action Lab, MIT. She received the ICSSR Senior Fellowship, 2012-2014. Her awards and fellowships in journalism include the “Journalist of Courage and Impact” Award from East West Centre, Hawaii (2018). She received the East-West Centre Jefferson Fellowship (2006), Institute of Development Studies Kolkata fellowship on Health, Nutrition and Public Policy (2004) and Panos Reproductive Health Media Fellowship (1997). Swati was awarded the UNFPA-Laadli Media Award in 2007, and won the EU-India Essay Contest for Young Journalists in 2005. Swati is the General Secretary of South Asian Women in Media (SAWM), India chapter, and a member of the Calcutta Press Club.