Originally from Shillong, journalist and independent filmmaker Priyanjana Dutta grew up in the capital city of Meghalaya and then later in Delhi. A journalist for more than 15 years, she began with United Television and then moved on to NDTV's award winning documentary team. She was an NDTV sports anchor before she joined CNN-IBN in 2005 as their Bangalore bureau chief. As an independent filmmaker her focus has been on developmental issues as well as on women. She has done in-depth features on issues ranging from water privatisation, waste management in urban and rural areas around Bangalore city, gender issues, sustainability issues, environment and special investigation reports. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on her work, visit www.independentfilmmaker.in.