She is a former journalist who has worked in mainstream media for four decades. This includes The TOI, Midday, The Afternoon Despatch and Courier and The Metropolis on Saturday. She has been a reporter, a chief reporter and an Editor, and experience on both sides of the Desk is one of the reasons she took to teaching media almost 20 years ago.
Currently, she is the Dean of St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education which runs post graduate courses in Journalism, Advertising and PR. In addition, she is a voracious reader, both of fiction and non-fiction, with “literary” fiction being her favourite.