Amitoj Singh is currently an M.A Candidate in the Political Concentration at the School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York City. At the moment, Amitoj is working towards a multimedia project highlighting the colossal social devastation that ISIS has caused the Yazidi women. In particular, he intends to find the words to relate the pain, suffering, and stigma of Yazidi women who had to leave their children, born of ISIS fathers, behind because their community wouldn’t accept them.
Previously, Amitoj has been News Editor and Principal Anchor of India’s NDTV (New Delhi Television) which is, and has been for more than a quarter century, a pioneer in India’s news television and digital journalism, with a large English-language viewership.
Most recently, he won the Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism fellowship to the United Nations which allowed him to work as a journalist for 3 months at the UN headquarters in New York in 2018.