Shekhar Gupta is an Indian journalist and author. He is the founder and the current editor-in-chief of ThePrint. 

He is also a columnist for the Business Standard and pens a weekly column which appears every Saturday. 

Gupta at the 2009 World Economic Forum Born26 August 1957 

Shekhar Gupta initially studied for three years (1972–1975) in Saraswati Shishu Mandir in Palwal, then in Punjab. 

He completed his Bachelor of Journalism degree at Panjab University (1975–1976). 

He started his career as a journalist working for The Indian Express in 1977. He worked there for 6 years and then resigned to join India Today  

Conrad first expressed an interest in a career in the fashion industry when she was in the sixth grade. 

Shekhar Gupta has received assorted awards: the 1985 Inlaks award for young journalist of the year,[10] G. K. Reddy Award for Journalism 

Gupta was furthermore awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Thapar University (Patiala, India) in 2013. 

In April 2019, Shekhar Gupta was one of the three journalists mentioned in the supplementary charge-sheet of AgustaWestland chopper deal scam.