Marya Shakil

Marya Shakil, Political Editor, Senior Anchor with CNN-News18,  is an award-winning journalist with over 12 years of experience. Her show on the Muslims yearning to be part of the mainstream earned her the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award in Politics and Government category in 2012. She also received the award in the same category for her Lok Sabha election coverage of 2014. At CNN-News 18,  She regularly anchors, reports and produces her show – Reporters Project. As a reporter who covers politics and ministries of Union of India, Marya reported during the General Elections of 2009, 2014 and the state assembly elections of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana and Jharkhand etc. She joined CNN-News18 (A Time Warner & Network 18 Service) immediately after completing her Master’s in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia’s AJK Mass Communication Research Centre in 2005.


Session Detail :

Women Editors: Always the BridesmaidAre newsrooms optimised for men and their successes? How do we change it?

Durga Raghunath, Nishtha Satyam, Suparna Singh, Maria RessaModerated by Marya Shakil

  • Friday, August 3
  • 9.30 – 10.30
  • Stein Auditorium
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