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Ipsita Chakravarty
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Ipsita Chakravarty

Associate Editor, Scroll.in
@p_semolina

Kolkata-based journalist Ipsita Chakravarty worked for Times of India, the Telegraph and the Indian Express before taking up her current role at Scroll.in, where she supervises coverage of Jammu, Kashmir and North East states.

She is interested in stories that help the region step out of the security lens, and focus instead on the lives and politics of the people who live in these conflict-torn areas.

Her work has been recognised with a 2017 Red Ink Award for Human Rights for coverage of Kashmir, and a Ramnath Goenka Award for excellence in editing in 2014.

Her project at the Reuters Institute will involve Analysing local press freedoms in Kashmir.