Ankita Mukherji is Senior Editor, NDTV. She has anchored several prime time shows on NDTV including Newsbreak and News at 10. Ankita has also anchored NDTV’s Breakfast news show for several years as well as a weekly current affairs show Politically Incorrect. Ankita began her career in publishing, working with Penguin Books and has been a producer for Just Books, India’s only literary tv show. Ankita studied at Jadavpur University, Kolkata and at Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
After earning degrees in Psychology and Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, I decided to see the world by working on ocean-going vessels as a merchant seaman. After many wonderful adventures, I worked as a firefighter in the city of San Francisco for four years. My strong interest in science and mathematics led me to become a teacher of 8th and 9th grade students. I have spent 35 years teaching Physics, Maths, Robotics and Computer Science