K Rashi Kumar

K Rashi Kumar is an academician, an award-winning radio broadcaster, an author and citizen journalist from India. She has over 25 years of experience both in academics and radio broadcasting. She is currently associated with University of Allahabad (India’s Fourth Oldest University), Prayagraj as Faculty for Radio Journalism & Professional Ethics. 
Starting her career in 1997 with All India Radio (AIR) as a host for English programmes, she is the first voice of North Indian State of Uttar Pradesh’s first FM station ‘AIR FM Rainbow, Lucknow’ that was launched on August 20, 2000. 
‘Voice of Uttar Pradesh’ and the first & only recipient of prestigious ‘Rani Laxmi Bai’ Award for her contributions to FM radio, she has worked with educational, commercial and public radio stations since 1997. She has served as Programming Head with two of India’s biggest corporate Radio channels, the 92.7 BIG FM and 93.5 South Asia FM (now RED FM). She has also worked with Gyanvani-Allahabad – India’s first educational radio channel. 
She is presently a guest broadcaster with All lndia Radio, India’s national broadcasting service.
She has over 1K audio/video stories to her credit as Citizen Journalist (non-profit and social activism) since 2016 on various social, educative, religious, humane and cultural subjects. Rashi has also interviewed celebrities from all walks of life.
She authors her books under the pen name K Rashi Badalia Kumar. Her writings include fiction, non-fiction & poetry. Multifaceted Rashi has many awards & honours under her belt.