Monica Chadha, Associate Professor

Office: Room 364
Phone: 602.496.0578

Curriculum Vitae

Multimedia Journalism, JMC 305

Monica Chadha is an associate professor at the Cronkite School, where she teaches multimedia journalism to advanced-level students and conducts innovative research on digital media and entrepreneurial journalism.

Chadha spent more than a decade reporting from India for the BBC and The Indian Express, one of the country’s largest English language newspapers. In 10-plus years of reporting, she produced multimedia stories for online, radio, print and television.

At the BBC, Chadha served as a news correspondent and a research consultant in India. There, she wrote and produced news stories on a variety of subjects, including the Indian economy, politics and entertainment. She also worked with journalists across South Asia, assigning and editing news stories. At The Indian Express, she wrote feature stories on business, education, food and health for the daily newspaper in Mumbai.

Chadha completed her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin with a research focus in entrepreneurial journalism, newsroom convergence and new technologies and media effects. She holds two master’s degrees, one in political science and sociology from the University of Mumbai, another in American studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University at New Delhi.