Swati Thiyagarajan, NDTV’s environment editor, is one of India’s top conservation and environment journalists. She has been with NDTV since 1997. Born Wild, the show she writes, directs and presents, is the only conservation show to have had a ten-year run on a news channel. Swati has won the Ramnath Goenka Award for excellence in environmental journalism twice. Born Wild was declared best series at the Indian Television Awards. She also won the Sanctuary Asia Award, Earth Hero Award, Wind Beneath my Wings Award, the Carl Zeiss Award for consistent reporting on tiger conservation and several others. She now handles content for the NDTV-Aircel Save Our Tigers Campaign, which is in its fourth year, and editorial content for other environmental campaigns on NDTV. At present, she lives between Cape Town and Delhi. She has directed a fifty-two-minute documentary film titled The Animal Communicator that has had over four million views on YouTube and has had a theatrical release in Cape Town, at the Exploring Consciousness Film Festival.