A recipient of Prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2015 for Uncovering India Invisible, having more than 24 years of hand on experience in Print, Television and Digital Media. She has started her journalism career with Zee Television network. Later she has worked with Asian News International (ANI), Kalinga TV, Zee Media Corporation Limited and ETV Bharat .She has made many documentaries and wrote articles for Women’s Feature Service (WFS), The Wire, and Scroll.in as a freelancer. Her articles published in several reputed media platform like The Hindu, Deccan herald ,Kashmir Times, Shillong Times, Statesmen, The Sentinel ,Tribune and Grassroots etc. There are many awards and fellowships are on her credits. She has received Laadli Media award in 2011 and in 2012.She got special Commendation in Chameli Devi Jain Award-2014-15. She is recipient of Inclusive Media –UNDP fellowship -2014, The Akshaya Patra - One World Media Fellowships on Hunger – 2012, Panos South Asia Media Fellowship on tobacco-2011, National foundation of India (NFI) media fellowship for 2007-08.
Her area of interest and specialization lies in the under reported hinterlands and conflict zone of Eastern Indian states like Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Along with the conflict zone/Maoist insurgency, she has extensively travelled in the inaccessible pockets of all these states and did in depth reporting on politics, development, food security, gender, health, education, environment, conflict, disaster, tragedy and violence. Some of her mention worthy reportage are Super cyclone, floods, droughts, Communal riots in Kandhmal , Tribal unrest (Bandhugoan),Naxal attack in Koraput and Nayagarh,Kalinga Nagar Unrest and tribal killing in Odisha,Singur ,Nandigram unrest due to land acquisition and women trafficking to Bangladesh in West Bengal,Salwa Judum and many Major Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand . She was a member as a part of South Asian media delegation to Pakistan in 2013.