Meet Roshini

Presence engineer, executive coach, author. Roshini is the go-to person for individuals and teams who need to showcase powerful presence and win big.

Author & Media Commentator

Roshini is a popular analyst with local and national media for her sometimes irreverent but always informative and entertaining communication commentary.


News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar

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Roshini is a presence engineer, business columnist, voice-over talent and host of News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar on WCCO Radio.

When she’s not on the air, Roshini is an executive coach, national keynote speaker, and event emcee. She draws on more than thirty years of public speaking, a decade-long career as a television reporter, and her status as a licensed attorney to get her clients ready for high-stakes communication and powerfully engineer their personal brands.

Clients call her their secret weapon. A few current and former clients include US Bank, Final Four 2019, Merchant & Gould, Minnesota Vikings, Bridgestone Americas, and Lead Women Malaysia. Her book, Communicate That!, is in its third edition and has been read by thousands of people in the United States, Canada, and Asia.

Roshini is a regulator contributor for Twin Cities Live on KSTP-TV, Breaking the News on KARE-TV, and Business for Breakfast on KDMT in Denver.  She is frequently asked by media around the country to share analysis about brand dynamics, leadership, and crisis communication.

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Curriculum Vitae

Legal and Academic Expertise

Roshini is a licensed attorney and sought-after executive coach. Her legal background makes her especially focused on liability issues as she prepares leaders for high-pressure situations. Whether prepping a client for a media interview or to testify in front of Congress, her legal lens is always on.

Roshini served as adjunct faculty in the Communication Studies Department at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was also an instructor in the Leadership Institute at St. Catherine. Prior to that, she was adjunct faculty at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.

Roshini earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Minnesota Law School and her bachelor’s degree at Boston College.

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