Ritu Kapur

co-founder & managing director Quint Digital Media Ltd

Ritu Kapur is the co-founder and managing director of Quint Digital Media Limited which runs The Quint, an independent news site in India. She has strived to provide multiple platforms for free speech like The Quint's citizen journalism initiative My Report, together with Talking Stalking – a campaign to change the laws to make stalking a non-bailable offence and Webqoof, The Quint’s fact check initiative.

Ritu spent over two decades in broadcast as the founder of Network 18 where she won awards for a docudrama series Bhanwar and for The Citizen Journalist show among others. At Network 18 she was the Features Editor at CNN IBN and also led programming on History TV 18, before she exited to launch The Quint.

She is on the advisory board of Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, the World Editor's Forum at WAN IFRA and Future News Worldwide.

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