Arpita has been passionate about storytelling ever since she learned to read and write. Now, her main method of telling stories is producing, shooting, and editing compelling and provocative videos.
After receiving her journalism degree (with a concentration in broadcast and video) from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, She became a Production Associate for TIME Video where she worked on the breaking news desk, creating short videos for current and trending news. Now, as an Associate Producer for TIME Video she produces, edits, and shoots videos ranging from tech reviews and celebrity interviews, to anniversary specials and features.
Prior to working at TIME Arpita also interned at Kartemquin Films, the documentary production company that made "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters," and directed two short documentary films, one of which was filmed abroad in South Korea through the Eric Lund Global Research and Reporting Grant.
Arpita is a Lund Scholar and the recipient of a Northwestern University Honors Award.