Desi Anwar (born Bandung, West Java; 11 December 1962) is an Indonesian news presenter. She worked for RCTI in Jakarta from 1990 to 1999. She then moved to a news web portal Astaga.com before returning to television and joining Indonesia's first 24-hour news channel, Metro TV, in 2001, later in 2015, she joined CNN Indonesia.
Desi Anwar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sussex, England, and a Master of Arts degree from SOAS, University of London.
Anwar was a Jefferson Fellow at the East-West Center, Honolulu, USA in 1999.
She speaks Bahasa Indonesia, English and French.
Anwar was recognised for her contributions to society and honoured for her achievements at the 2013 graduation ceremonies of SOAS, University of London becoming an Honorary Fellow.