Satish Misra has done PhD from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany in International Affairs. He has done MA (Western History) from Lucknow University. Before joining ORF he has worked with various English Newspapers and Magazines as Assistant Editor, Designation: Chief of Bureau, Special Correspondent, Campus Reporter etc. He also worked as a Freelancer.Besides this he has produced documentaries for Door Darshan, Ministry of External Affairs and Government of Madhya Pradesh. He has also also participated in various current affairs programme of All India Radio, Door Darshan and other TV Channels.He has to his credit some publications - India and GDR: Three Decades of Relations, India and Antarctic Treaty (Contribution), Indira Gandhi: A Profile in Courage (Contribution), Jalianwala Bagh Massacre and the Tribune (Contribution), Pragyan Varshiki Aveam Gyan Kosh (Hindi Micropedia) (Contribution), Gujarat: A Case Study of the Tyranny of Power (Contribution).
Editorial Writing, Political Analysis, Backgrounders, Reporting
He is working on the issues of contemporary politics (with main focus on Uttar Pradesh).