Prior to joining The Wall Street Journal in October 1998, Ms. Anand was a reporter for Cape Cod News, a free weekly based in Yarmouth, Mass., from 1989 to 1990. From 1991 to 1994, Ms. Anand was a reporter for the Rutland (Vt.) Herald, where she covered legal issues, town meetings and Rutland City Hall. From 1994 to 1998, she worked for the Boston Globe in a variety of roles at different times, including a general-assignment, West Weekly and state house reporter, as well as City Hall bureau chief. In 1998, she came to the Boston bureau of the regional edition of the Journal as a reporter. In January 2001, Ms. Anand moved to the Journal’s New York bureau to cover biotechnology.
In 2002, Ms. Anand wrote two of 10 stories that won the Journal the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. The following year, she wrote the lead story of the health-care rationing series that was a finalist for the Pulitzer for national reporting. In September 2004, Ms. Anand won a Front Page Award in specialized writing from the Newswomen’s Club of New York for her “Clinical Trials” leder.
Ms. Anand also is writing a book, to be published by HarperCollins in 2006, about a father’s struggle to save his children from a deadly genetic disease.
Born in Mumbai, Ms. Anand, who is a member of the South Asian Journalists Association, received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College. She currently resides in New York City with her husband, Gregory James Kroitzsh, and their children Tatyana Kroitzsh Anand and Aleka Anand Kroitzsh.