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.