Charitha Fernando

| Communication Manager

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Charitha joined LKI in January 2020.

Charitha is a senior journalist and a TV producer in Sri Lanka with over 16 years’ experience in broadcast media. She has produced content for television, web, and magazines with a primary focus on Sri Lanka’s economy, development, and governance.

She began her career as a reporter attached to ‘Lanka Business Report’ a business news programme targeting Sri Lanka’s corporate sector, policy makers, and diplomats. Charitha was also the former News Editor of ETV and producer of a number of business news and political talk shows in Sri Lanka. She also appeared in the weekly debate, ‘Face The Nation’ on TV1 which brought together opposing views and perspectives on key challenges facing Sri Lanka.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, and her Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies. She is currently reading for the Master of Arts in International Relations at the University of Colombo.