Vanaja Cee is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker trained in mass communications and has experience of over two decades across all media – print, broadcast, electronic and web – both in English and Telugu. Her areas of operation cover a wide spectrum from political and development analysis to business reporting to entertainment. Vanaja has the distinction of being one of the first generation anchor-reporters in India (Telugu) on social and political issues. She ventured into film making and made award winning films on developmental and social issues that have travelled across the world. She has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley. She has been a creative writer and translator with a number of publications.