Pallavi Gogoi is NPR's Chief Business Editor and has served as Acting Managing Editor.
In these roles, Gogoi sets the agenda of news coverage each day. Specifically, in her current role, she oversees the biggest business, economics, tech and media stories of the day. Her mission is to bring a deeper understanding of these topics and showcase the power they have to shape the lives of people and change the course of history. Under her leadership, her team members have done distinctive work and won a bevy of awards, including the Edward R. Murrow, Gracies, Scripps Howard, National Headliner and SABEW.
Gogoi has over 25 years of experience working as a newsroom leader, editor and reporter at top news organizations, including CNN, Business Week, The Associated Press, USA Today and Dow Jones. She has served as a journalism professor at Princeton University and Columbia University.
Gogoi was born and raised in India. She grew up in a small town called Shillong, nestled in the mountains of northeast India, where the aroma of pine trees fills the crisp air. Like many people raised in India, Gogoi speaks multiple languages. In addition to English, she's fluent in Hindi, Bengali and Assamese, and proficient in Urdu. She graduated from Delhi University, with a master's degree in English Literature from Hindu College and a bachelor's degree from SGTB Khalsa College.