Varuna Bhatia

Vice President

Varuna Bhatia is a former journalist turned communications strategist with over 15 years of experience working in cable news and the government sector.


Prior to joining ROKK Solutions, Bhatia handled media relations and social media for various federal agencies at DCG Communications. She implemented media strategy, trainings and social media content creation for multiple government clients at Department of Homeland Security, Department of Veteran Affairs, State Department, Millennium Challenge Corporation and the United States Coast Guard.


Bhatia started her career at Fox News Channel, where she spent over a decade pursuing her passion for breaking news. While there, she served as an assignment editor coordinating live news coverage for multiple major news stories.


Bhatia is a Washington, DC area native who graduated from American University with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the DC restaurant scene and spending time with her family.