Ekta Batra is CNBC TV18 India's Editor, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare.
She is an award-winning journalist who has covered pharmaceuticals and healthcare for close to 14 years.
Besides daily in-depth news coverage of listed pharma and healthcare companies, Ekta is also known to deep dive into key trends and issues in the sector.
Her pharma and healthcare podcast, ‘TheMedicineBox’, has completed six seasons and is regarded as the go-to place for not only what is making news in the world of business in pharma and health but also for the latest trends and news in the world of medicine and health globally.
Ekta also anchors a daily show ‘Half Time Report’.
She was chosen as one of the 40 most Promising English Journalists Under the age of 40 in 2021 by ENBA.
Ekta was also awarded The Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter (Bronze) at the ENBA 2021 for her business and other news coverage of COVID-19.
She has a Master’s degree in Business Management from Warwick University.
She has previously worked with Merrill Lynch in upstate New York.
Ekta joined CNBC-TV18 in 2008..