Meghna Chakrabarti Bio, Age, Husband, NPR, Net worth, Salary, Twitter

Meghna Chakrabarti Biography

Meghna Chakrabarti is an American journalist and radio host who serves as a host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR. She is on the air Monday through Friday, 10 am-11 am from her Boston base.

Meghna Chakrabarti Age

Chakrabarti was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. However, she likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 40’s.

Meghna Chakrabarti Height

Chakrabarti stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in. (1.68 m)

Meghna Chakrabarti Family

Chakrabarti was born in Boston to her Mumbai immigrant parents and raised in Oregon where her family relocated. However, she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Meghna has any siblings.

Meghna Chakrabarti Husband

Chakrabarti is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.

Meghna Chakrabarti Net Worth

Chakrabarti has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.

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Meghna Chakrabarti Salary

Chakrabarti earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Meghna Chakrabarti Education

Chakrabarti graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering (summa cum laude), a master’s degree in environmental science and risk management from Harvard University, and an MBA with honors from Boston University.

Meghna Chakrabarti Career

Chakrabarti is an American journalist and radio host who serves as a host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR. She is the former host of WBUR’s popular weekday show, Radio Boston, which focused on news, in-depth interviews with amazing individuals, and analysis of bigger issues that affect Boston and beyond. She was also the primary fill-in host for Here & Now, a nationwide lunchtime news program co-produced by NPR and WBUR. She’s also the host of Modern Love: The Podcast, a WBUR and The New York Times collaboration.

Many of the nation’s premier journalism organizations have honored Radio Boston for journalistic quality on numerous occasions. For its complex, nuanced coverage of the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth, the show won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for best news documentary in 2018. The show has earned the Associated Press of New England’s award for the best major market talk show on two occasions.

The national Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) has awarded Radio Boston its top prize for large market talk shows for three years in a row, citing the unique blend of intelligence, analysis, and personal voices in Radio Boston’s coverage of the 40th Anniversary of Boston’s Busing Crisis, as well as Special Coverage of the Death Penalty Decision for the Boston Marathon Bomber.

Before taking the head at Radio Boston in 2010, she worked for WBUR’s news department, where she covered New England transportation and energy problems. For five years, she also produced and directed On Point. For Radio Boston’s special series on the eviction problem in East Boston, Chakrabarti and her crew received the national excellence in radio/audio award from the Asian American Journalists Association. For her writing, hard news reporting, and sound utilization, Chakrabarti has received accolades from the Associated Press and the Radio-Television News Directors Association.

Chakrabarti is currently working at NPR where she works alongside other famous NPR anchors and reporters including;

  1. Erika Beras
  2. Howard Berkes
  3. Adrian “Stretch” Bartos
  4. Amanda Aronczyk
  5. Ramtin Arablouei
  6. Deborah Amos
  7. Bobby Allyn
  8. Greg Allen
  9. Rund Abdelfatah

Meghna Chakrabarti Awards

She’s won awards for reporting from the Associated Press and the Radio-Television News Directors Association, and her WBUR team shared the Asian American Journalists Association’s 2016 award for General Excellence in Radio/Audio.

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