K Rashi Kumar
K Rashi Kumar: Radio Broadcaster & Faculty for Radio Journalism, University of Allahabad, Author & Citizen Journalist
K Rashi Kumar is an academician, a well-known radio broadcaster, an author and citizen journalist from India. She has over 25 years of experience both in Radio Broadcasting and Academics. She is currently working with Prayagraj-based Institute of Professional Studies, University of Allahabad (India’s Fourth Oldest University) as Faculty for Radio Journalism & Professional Audio Production. She has been honoured and felicitated by various organisations/institutions for her contributions.
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. 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 South Asia FM. She has also worked with Gyanvani-Allahabad (India’s first educational radio channel). Rashi has trained many aspirants in the ‘Art of Communication’ and ‘RJing’ at the Academy of Broadcasting, Prayagraj in her capacity as Academic/Centre Head.
She has mentored hundreds of students especially girls on skills development. She is presently a guest broadcaster with All lndia Radio, India’s national broadcasting service.
She has over 900 video/audio 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.