Abhishek Dubey earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in History from Hansraj College. His work on gender studies in Delhi University was widely acclaimed and extensively covered in the local press. Abhishek began his career with NDTV, where he managed many successful sports shows, including the ones on the 2004 Olympics and Chunautee from 2004 to 2006. He then joined IBN7, where he was made Sports Editor. He has covered the T20 World Cups in 2007 and 2009, the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010, the 2011 cricket World Cup and the 2012 London Olympics.