She attended The King's (The Cathedral) School, Peterborough,  and then the University of Liverpool before moving to work for BBC Radio Merseyside. From there she moved to the news department broadcasting on the BBC station 1Xtra. She has also worked on the BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat programme, the Radio 4 Today programme, Newsday on the BBC World Service and appeared on BBC television where she has reported from Helmand, Afghanistan, on the conflict and its impact on local communities. In 2014, Mazumdar reported for the BBC and world media on the Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra Leone.
- "Almost a quarter of men 'admit to rape in parts of Asia'". BBC News Health. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- "Talent 2010: The broadcaster, Tulip Mazumdar". The Independent. 29 December 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- "I'm not sure what to say..." BBC Radio. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- "Eye on England: Page 3 and the mystery of the missing Indians". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
- "Speech Day". Twitter. Tulip Mazumdar. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
- "In The People Vs Ebola, Tulip Mazumdar travels to Sierra Leone". www.mediaupdate.co.za. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- "Fighting our ebola fatigue with a pregnant teen and Patient Zero". The Sunday Times. London, England. 18 January 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2015.