Zelda Savitri, leading anchor for Indonesia's Metro TV, came to Washington as an AAM Fellow to cover the historic Inauguration of President Obama in January of 2009. Savitri produced several feature pieces for the nightly news, as well as live reports covering the Inauguration as events occurred.
Savitri is the anchor of the English-language news program "Indonesia This Morning." Her career began on a Metro TV show business program in 2003. She is also actively involved in the production of programs, proficient in script-writing and editing, serving as assistant producer of Metro TV's international program "Indonesia Now." Savitri was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. She graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, with a degree in Media Studies, majoring in cinema studies and TV production. She speaks fluent English and Bahasa Indonesia.