Podcasters we work with!

Strategic Communications Professional/Podcaster

Avantika Shrivastava is a Senior Communications Officer at Accountability Initiative (AI). She has worked as a strategic communication professional with Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders in Delhi. Before making a transition to the development sector, she was a journalist at news agency Press Trust of India. Avantika holds an MSc in International Development from the University of Edinburgh where she was a Global Development Academy Masters Scholar, a PG Diploma from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, and BA in Journalism from the University of Delhi. She has also been a Global Thinkers Forum mentee.

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Journalist/Teacher (Telugu)/Podcaster

She is a Social Studies and Telugu teacher in Hyderabad. She is working towards making Social Studies, a fun and engaging subject through storytelling.

Podcast Series: Eshwari Stories for kids in Telugu

Former Central Information Commissioner

Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu is an Indian academic and Information Commissioner. He was a Professor at Nalsar University of Law in Hyderabad. He’s an alumni of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Osmania University.

Podcast Series: Sridhar Sambhashanalu

Journalist/ Podcaster

Menaka Rao is a journalist for over 13 years. She has worked for several newspapers in Mumbai including Hindustan Times, and The Indian Express before moving to Delhi. She worked for Scroll.in and wrote on public health issues across the nation, including important stories related to disease outbreaks, disease control, medical ethics among others. She has also written for international publications such as BBC, Guardian and reputed national magazine, Caravan.

Podcast Series: Gasping for breath

Journalist and Writer

Yunus Lasania is a journalist and writer who explores and documents untold stories of Hyderabad. He can be found on Instagram as @thathyderabadihistoryproject

Podcast Series: Beyond Charminar

Journalist/Reporter we work with!

Anupam Chakravartty
Independent Journalist
Anupam Chakravartty is an independent journalist based out of Guwahati. He writes mostly issues related to environmental politics. Twitter handle: @yield82
Manish Shandilya
Independent Journalist
Manish Shandilya is an independent journalist and a translator in Patna. He has been working as a journalist with BBC Hindi for the past 6 years now and also writes for The Wire Urdu.
Anumeha Yadav
Independent Journalist
Anumeha Yadav is an independent multimedia journalist and researcher who works on the effects of social and economic policies in rural India. She has reported for two of India's leading national dailies: The Hindu(2011-2014), and The Indian Express(2005-2007). She worked as a multimedia journalist for the news portal Scroll.in, covering labour and social policy, and reporting on rural communities. Twitter handle: @anumayhem