Acting Managing Editor
As NPR's acting Managing Editor, Pallavi Gogoi oversees the network's daily news report. In this role, she focuses on running the newsroom, helping shape coverage of the most urgent and essential news from around the country and the world for NPR's audience.
Prior to this, Gogoi was Chief Business Editor of NPR. She is a mission-oriented journalist, who works with purpose and aspires each day to bring a deeper understanding of news events and explain the consequences of the actions of those in power and their impact on the everyday lives of people.
Gogoi has taught journalism at Columbia University and was named Ferris visiting professor of journalism at Princeton University for Spring 2023. Her work has been recognized with many awards, including Edward R. Murrow, Gracies, National Headliners, Scripps Howard First Amendment, SABEW, New York Press Club and the Newswomen's Club of New York, among others.
Before joining NPR, Gogoi was a senior editor at CNN, and served either as correspondent or reporter at the Associated Press, USA Today, Business Week magazine and Dow Jones.
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. 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.