Talking on this edition of Active Bangalore is young and dynamic journalist from the city, Raksha Kumar, who is the joint winner of the prestigious Chameli Devi Jain award this year. Listen in as Raksha Kumar talks about how her passion for cricket started her journalistic career. Her mentors and guides through this journey, the current state of journalism in the country and why she chooses to work as an independent journalist in some of the most far flung, conflict ridden and ‘journalist unfriendly’ areas of the country.
The annual Chameli Devi Award is the premier award for women mediapersons in India. Priyanka Kakodkar and Raksha Kumar were on Tuesday named as joint winners of the 2015-16 Chameli Devi Jain award for women journalists. – Business Standard.
“Personally I believe that a formula of perseverance, focus and a positive attitude can turn the tables in your favour.” – on Fulbright Scholarship in India Today