Vivacious Monita Rajpal _ veteran CNN International anchor and correspondent _ oozes self-confidence and wit both on duty and off. The versatile journalist, who has covered everything from politics to luxury brands, has travelled the globe interviewing royalty, political and religious leaders and many more people besides in her 12 years with the American network.
Her amiable demeanour makes it easy to chit-chat about what it takes to survive in one of the most prominent news cable networks in the world. An ethnic Indian, Rajpal was born in Hong Kong and spent much of her childhood there before moving to Toronto, Canada, where she launched her television career.
Before returning to Hong Kong late last year, Rajpal was based in London, where she co-hosted CNN's World One. On top of English, she speaks conversational Cantonese, French and Punjabi.
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