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.

Podcast Series 1 in 20000



Ayesha Minhaz is an independent journalist based in Hyderabad. She reports from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on human rights, agrarian crisis, environment and development. Ayesha is an alumnus of SOAS, University of London and a Chevening Scholar. She has reported for The New Indian Express and Deccan Chronicle in the past.

Ayesha can be found on both Twitter and Instagram as @ayesha_minhaz

Podcast Series సమాచారం సమీక్ష


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



Mahtab Alam is a Delhi based multilingual journalist and writer. He covers issues related to Politics, Law, Media, Literature and Human Rights. Mahtab is former executive editor of The Wire Urdu and currently writes for The Wire (in English, Urdu and Hindi) apart from BBC Urdu, The Independent Urdu, Down To Earth and Samkaleen Janmat. He can be followed on both

Twitter and Instagram as @MahtabNama

Podcast Series Election Nama



Ramya is a writer, who is also known as the adorable Raa Raa, as the voice behind “Raa Raa Story Time", a podcast for stories for children.

She is a banker turned writer who found her true calling in creative writing and voice overs. She runs her bilingual podcast called Raa Raa Story Time. Narrated in English and Tamil, her imagination and innovative skills come to the fore to create the most interesting, informative and wonderful stories for children. And also have published “Raa Raa Story Time” book (Volume 1) and two Tamil books.

Podcast Series Raa Raa Story Time

Srinivas Kodali

Journalist and Writer

Srinivas Kodali is a interdisciplinary researcher working on data, governance and internet. A avid supporter of digital rights, he is part of internet movements and communities advocating for open knowledge, privacy, cyber security, data standards and algorithmic accountability

Podcast Series Cyber Democracy



Urvashi Sarkar is a freelance journalist based in Mumbai. She has been a fellow with the People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and the UN Reham Al Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship. She is a recipient of the ICRC-PII awards for humanitarian reporting and the Ladli PF award for gender sensitivity in reporting. She is currently working on a book about Indian think tanks.

Podcast Series Beyond Nation and State


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