Jaya is an award winning documentary and transmedia producer. She is associated with Creative Stew, a Kuala Lumpur based content production company.
Jaya has started her career as a journalist with CNBC in Mumbai, India. She moved on to production, creating compelling documentaries and factual programs for international broadcasters such as CNN, BBC and the National Geographic Channel. Jaya has also worked as a broadcaster, she was the factual commissioner at Astro in Kuala Lumpur, the biggest pay TV operator in the region where she helped create over 300 hours of award winning factual content. In addition to working on documentary, factual and digital content she also has an interest in academics and training the future generation of journalists and filmmakers. She writes, conducts workshops and regularly lectures on different aspects of digital journalism and interactive storytelling.