Roshini Performance Group
CEO: Speaker, Presence Engineer, Show Host, Media Commentator, Voice Talent, Author of COMMUNICATE THAT!, Business Columnist
WCCO Radio (CBS)
Managing Editor & Host,
News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar
St. Catherine University
Adjunct Faculty, Dept of Communication Studies
Featured Instructor, Leadership Institute:
Taught business professionals powerful communication and negotiation skills and how to use those skills to grow brand identity.
June 2007-Dec 2008
WCCO Radio (CBS)
News Anchor/Reporter/Fill-in Host: Anchored and reported news; bantered with talk show hosts; served as fill-in talk show host; won Edward R. Murrow Award for live team coverage of RNC 2008 Riot.
Sept 2006-May 2008
University Of Minnesota
Adjunct Faculty, School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Taught electronic news writing and reporting; mentored and advised students on all aspects of broadcast news and career planning.
Jan 2005-Jan 2006
News Reporter: Live-shots and packages; special report with US Marines, Parris Island, SC; moderated June 2005 public forum on MI drop-out rates.
Oct 2002-Oct 2004
KMSP/WFTC (Fox Duopoly)
News Reporter/Fill-In Anchor: Live-shots and packages; fill-in anchor; exclusives with MN Gang Strike Force, Kevin Garnett, Torii Hunter, Darby Hendrickson; guest lecturer at U of MN; public appearances.
Nov 2000-Sept 2002
Consumer Investigative Reporter: Launched Consumer Investigative Unit; live-shots and packages; fill-in anchor; hosted talk shows on station’s sister channel; CMN 2001 Telethon co-host; radio guest host; public appearances.
News Reporter: Live-shots and packages; public appearances.
Jan 1999-Nov 2000
Des Moines, IA
News Reporter: Live-shots and packages; highlights include coverage of 1999 Iowa Straw Poll and 2000 Iowa Caucuses; MDA 2000 Telethon co-host; radio guest host; public appearances.
Feb 1998-Jan 1999
News Reporter: Packages and live-shots; public appearances; taught news to elementary school children.
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D., cum laude
Chestnut Hill, MA
B.A., Political Science/International Studies
Minor: Faith, Peace & Justice Studies
United States District Court
Judicial Extern to the Honorable James M. Rosenbaum: Researched and wrote bench and plea memoranda; assisted judge; attended court proceedings.
Rider, Bennett, Egan & Arundel
Law Clerk: Conducted legal research and wrote legal memoranda; interviewed clients; attended discovery and court proceedings.
Advisory Council on Athletics-U of MN, 2015-2018
University of Minnesota Alumni Assn, 2014-2017
Edina Chamber of Commerce, 2013-2016
ClearWay MN Nominating Cmte, 2011 & 2015
Jesuit Partnership Council, 2008-2014
ACS Minnesota Advisory Council, 2007-2010
Minnesota State Bar, 1997-Present
Edina Chamber of Commerce, 2006-Present
Better Business Bureau, 2007-Present
Mpls Chamber of Commerce, 2008-Present
St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, 2009-Present
Meet Minneapolis, 2011-Present
Barbara Schneider Foundation, 2006-2010
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, 2007-2010
ECHO Minnesota, 2011-2014
Smile Network International, 2012-Present
Asian American Journalists Assn, 1996-2006
South Asian Journalists Assn, 1999-2006
Asian Amer Jour Assn Futures Task Force, 2003
Investigative Reporters & Editors, 2000-2006
Member, Minnesota State Bar
Minnesota Women Lawyers, 1995-2011
Henn Co Bar Assn L.I.N.C. Faculty, 2007-2012
Undergraduate Admissions Volunteer
Service activities to area churches and career development for college students