Kavita Puri works in BBC Current Affairs and is an award-winning journalist, executive producer and broadcaster. 

She wrote and presented the landmark three-part series Partition Voices for BBC Radio 4, which won the Royal Historical Society's Radio and Podcast Award and its overall Public History Prize. She published Partition Voices: Untold British Stories in 2019 to critical acclaim. 

Her Radio 4 series Three Pounds in My Pocket charts the social history of British South Asians from the post-war years. She is currently making a fourth series. 

While editor of Our World, its foreign documentaries were recognised with awards including the Royal Television Society and the Foreign Press Association.

She worked for many years at Newsnight and studied Law at Cambridge University.