Meghna Chakrabarti

Host of WBUR’s OnPoint

Meghna Chakrabarti serves as host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR, along with David Folkenflik. Based in Boston, she is on the air Monday through Thursday. Chakrabarti is the former host of Radio Boston, and served as the primary fill-in host for Here & Now. She is also the host of Modern Love: The Podcast, a collaboration of WBUR and The New York Times. Before taking the helm at Radio Boston, she reported on New England transportation and energy issues for WBUR. She also produced and directed On Point for five years. Chakrabarti has won awards for individual reporting from both the Associated Press and the Radio Television News Directors Association for her writing, hard news reporting, and use of sound.