S. Mitra Kalita is a veteran journalist, media executive, prolific commentator and author of two books. Once described as “wonderfully blunt” by Brian Stelter, she is a change agent, loves writing headlines and framing stories, and blends digital strategy and audience-centric approaches while advocating for diversity and better management of our newsrooms. She runs a series of community newsletters and is at work on creating a network to connect them to Big Things.

Current Obsessions

  • Newsletters, Facebook's future, Peloton gossip and viral content


  • Caste

In search of

  • Queens

Best tips

  • If you're too busy, it means you need to get more involved.