Executive Producer for Audio Education: Cambridge University, M.Phil in Economic and Political Development ; University of London, BA in Economics and Politics
Madhulika Sikka is an award-winning broadcast journalist who has had prominent roles at NPR, ABC News, PBS and Mic. She also worked for NBC News in London and CBS News in Tokyo.
At NPR she was Executive Editor of the newsroom responsible for coverage across all desks and helping integrated digital and audio. She led the Peabody Award-winning coverage of the Ebola crisis. She was Executive Producer of "Morning Edition," the most listened to radio news program in the United States. She spent 13 years at ABC News with "Nightline" with Ted Koppel where she started as a researcher for Koppel and rose to Senior Producer.
After serving as Executive Editor at Mic.com and some time as an independent consultant, she became Public Editor at PBS.
She was born in New Delhi, and grew up in London.
Honors & Awards:
Peabody Award, 2015, Ebola, Reporting from the Frontlines, NPR
South Asian Journalists Association, 2011 Outstanding Commentary My Mother's Last Sari, The Daily Beast
South Asian Journalists Association, 2010, Leadership Award
National Association of Black Journalists, 2008, Radio Documentary The York Project: Race & the 2008 Vote, NPR
Dupont Award 2010 The York Project: Race & the 2008 Vote, NPR
Emmy 2004 Anatomy of Beslan, ABC News "Nightline"
Dupont Award 2002 Television and Radio coverage of 9/11, ABC News
Joan S. Barone Award 2002 The Clinton Years, ABC News/PBS "Frontline"
Peabody Award 2001, Coverage of 9/11, ABC News
Peabody Award 2001, Institutional Award, ABC News "Nightline"
South Asian Journalists Association 2002 Encore: The Eva Cassidy Story, ABC News "Nightline"
South Asian Journalists Association 2001 A Survivor's Story, ABC News "Nightline"
Emmy 1999 Lessons Learned: A Jonesboro Town Meeting, ABC News "Nightline"
RTNDA Murrow 1997 The Clinton Years, ABC News "Nightline"/PBS "Frontline"
Emmy 1996 Anatomy of the Unabomber Suspect's Arrest, ABC News "Nightline"
Emmy 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing: Moment of Crisis, ABC News "Nightline"
Emmy 1994 The End of the Search for OJ Simpson, ABC News "Nightline"
India Abroad 2010, Publisher's Award for Special Excellence
Professional Affiliations: Member, South Asian Journalists Association, Advisor - Diversity, Press Forward Foreign languages spoken: Basic Hindi Books by Madhulika Sikka: