Swati Vashishtha is the Chief of CNN-IBNs Rajasthan bureau since the networks launch. Swati began her journalistic career with Hindustan Times and has over 10 years of experience in print and broadcast journalism. She has reported on Maoist spill over on the Indo-Nepal Border in Uttarakhand, floods in the Thar desert, Salman Khan's longest jail stay in Jodhpur, revival of rail link to Pakistan across the Thar, Ajmer and Jaipur bomb blasts, Gujjar protests and Bhanwari Devi murder case besides assembly and general elections in Rajasthan. Swati is a post graduate in Psychology. Also a fine art and travel photographer, when Swati is not working on a story, shes either putting her camera to good use or thinking Himalayas.