Anjali Kamat

Type Media Center Fellow

Anjali Kamat is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and investigative journalist. A fellow at Type Media Center, she is working on a feature documentary and reporting project on rightwing nationalism in India. She has reported from around the world as a correspondent for Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines, winning a Peabody, an RFK Journalism award, and four Emmy nominations. Her investigation of the Trump Organization’s business dealings in India, in partnership with the Wayne Barrett Project at Type Investigations, for the New Republic and the Trump, Inc. podcast on WNYC and ProPublica won a duPont-Columbia award and a Front Page award from the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She’s been a senior reporter at Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and WNYC and got her start in journalism as a producer and correspondent for Democracy Now!

Anjali grew up in Chennai, India and studied history at Pomona College and Arabic at the American University of Cairo. She has a post-graduate diploma from the Asian College of Journalism and an MA in Near Eastern Studies from New York University. She was the 2017-18 Belle Zeller Visiting Professor of Public Policy at Brooklyn College.


'Go after the troublemakers’

Inside the federal government’s unprecedented campaign to prosecute Black Lives Matter protesters.

The Other Subprime Debt Problem

A few days before President Trump’s inauguration in January 2017, a 22-year-old nursing student in the Bronx was looking online for a car so he could work as an Uber driver.

NYCHA Hires Private 'Slumlord' to Run Public Housing

Wavecrest Management’s new tenants at a NYCHA project in Queens are happy — so far. But Bronx tenants and activists who’ve known the company longer? Not so much.

Political Corruption and the Art of the Deal

How Trump’s business partnerships in India are creating conflicts of interest in the White House and corrupting the presidency