Andini Effendi

Posted on October 25, 2020

Andini Effendi

EDUCATION

Pelita Harapan University, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Jakarta – Indonesia – Bachelor of Arts, Communication studies concentrating in Journalism, June 2004

New York University, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, M.S. in Global Affairs, NY-USA, 2013

SPECIALIZATION

  • International Affairs
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Sustainability and Environmental human stories

AWARDS

  • 2020 – Best Current Affairs Presenter Asian Television Award
  • 2019 – Best Current Affairs Presenter Asian Television Award
  • 2019 – Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award Indonesia recipient
  • 2019 – Gen-T Asia Pacific Indonesia recipient
  • 2015 – Influential Woman Award Senayan City

EXPERIENCE

METRO TV July 2007 – 2020, international correspondent and news anchor

Jakarta,Indonesia

Reporting experiences includes:

  • Indonesia’s election 2009 & 2014
  • Thailand coup 2009 – 2010
  • President Obama’s visit November 2010
  • Libya War 2011. Covering the turmoil extensively for 7 weeks from Tripoli and other cities in the Western part of the country
  • UNGA meeting 2011 & 2012
  • US election 2012 & Presidential Inauguration 2013
  • APEC Summit Bali 2014
  • Malaysian Election & Interview with PM Mahathir Mohammad 2018
  • Japanese Emperor Coronation 2019

Interviews:

  • Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean President
  • Shimon Peres, Israeli President & Prime Minister
  • Scott Morrison, Australian Prime Minister
  • Benigno Aquino Jr., President of the Philippines
  • Joko Widodo, Indonesian President
  • David Beckham, international soccer player
  • Mahathir Mohammad, Malaysian Prime Minister
  • Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s Opposition Leader
  • Mamnoon Hussain, Pakistani President
  • Sauli Niinistö, Finnish President
  • Tomislav Nikolić, Serbian President

Feature stories, includes:

  • Israel
    • Syrian refugees in Israel
    • Water technology
    • Soccer for peace between Israeli & Palestinian children
    • Living in Gaza border
  • Japan
  • Emperor’s coronation ceremony
  • Australia
    • Social Enterprises that change the world
    • Muslims in Australia
    • Startups with social impacts
    • Trade Between Indonesia & Australia
  • Dili, East Timor and Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • Peacebuilding through arts and sports in Sri Lanka and East Timor.

TV Programs:

  • Menilik Indonesia

Documentary series focusing on Indonesian subcultures

  • Q&A

Award winning weekly 90 minutes talk show of the underground trend in Indonesia