Shibani Gharat is Associate Executive Producer and anchor with CNBC-TV18.
She is the editorial lead on the Network 18 Group’s marquee property, Storyboard18.
She has 12 years of experience in managing news, projects and special features across media platforms- TV, Digital & Print.
She has been with CNBC-TV18 for close to 10 years and has been successfully leading some key properties for the channel spread across domains such as, marketing, advertising, business of media, technology, health and fitness.
In her role with CNBC-TV18, Shibani has interviewed some of the most prominent names across the fields of advertising, media, tech and entertainment including, Sir Martin Sorrell (former CEO, WPP), Mark Read, (Current CEO WPP), Michael Roth (Executive Chairman, WPP), Maurice Levy, former chairman and CEO, Publicis Groupe, Sir John Hegarty (founder of BBH), Piyush Pandey, Prasoon Joshi, Shashi Sinha, CVL Srinivas, Mark Pritchard, Procter and Gamble, chief brand officer, Bonin Bough, Founder & Chief Growth Officer, Bonin Ventures, Jonathan Mildenhall, CEO of Twenty First Century Brand, Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Unilever, Sameer Sathpathy CEO, ITC, Priya Nair (HUL), Sharat Verma (P&G), Prabha Narasimhan (Colgate) etc.Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Kangana Ranaut, Hritik Roshan, Salman Khan, Tapsee Pannu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonu Sood, etc.
In the field of Tech she has interviewed the likes of Carl Pei (founder, Nothing), Nik Woodman (Founder, Go Pro), Manu Kumar Jain, MD, Xiaomi India, Jimmy Wales (Founder Wikipedia), David Karp, Tumblr Founder, Kayvon Beykpour, Founder, Periscope, Ajit Mohan, Facebook India, Guru Gowrappan (Verizon Media), Elie Seidman (former CEO, Tinder), Velchamy Sankarlingam, president of product and engineering, Zoom, Zak Brown, CEO McLaren, etc.
On weekends, she takes the role of an endurance athletes and is an avid ultra-marathoner having won and completed over 100 running events both in India and globally.
She was the first non-Ladakhi girl in the world to finish the 72 km high altitude Khar Dung La Challenge and has also been a part of team India in 2018 IAU 24 hour Asia Oceania Championship.
She has completed her bachelors in mass media with journalism specialization from Mumbai University and along with this she is also a certified sports nutritionist and a marathon trainer.