She began her career as a journalist in television with BAG Films and she was one of the lead anchors of Star News, later she joined NDTV through Brinda Karat. At present, she is a senior anchor on Rajya Sabha TV.
Amrita was married to Anand Pradhan a journalism educator, working as Associate Professor at IIMC, New Delhi. At mutual consent, two got divorced in 2014.
Amrita wrote on her official Facebook account as- “I would like to share with my friends that I and Digvijaya Singh have married in a solemn ceremony, as per the Hindu rites. We have also later registered our marriage.”