Neetu is a Mass Communication graduate from the Kanpur University in 2010, after which she joined a community radio ‘Waqt ki Awaaz’ at Kanpur as a programme producer. Her job involved fieldwork, research, scriptwriting, editing, mixing and hosting programmes.
After this six-year-long stint, she joined Gaon Connection as a reporter. In these four years with the organization she has covered a wide range of arenas like women empowerment, gender sensitization, legal issues and development issues. She is passionate about visiting remote areas of the country and coming up with positive, path-breaking stories about unsung heroes working at the ground level.
Neetu won the Laadli Media and Advertising Award 2014-15 in the domain of gender sensitivity,for its sanitation awareness programme. In 2017, she won a second Laadli award for consistent and exemplary writing on issues related to gender sensitivity. In 2019, she was also awarded the Breakthrough Award for writing on gender sensitivity and women empowerment issues. At present, she is working as a senior multimedia reporter with Gaon Connection.