Srishti Prabha

Srishti Prabha is an education reporter for The Observer, which serves the Black community in Sacramento, California, and for CapRadio, an NPR station in Sacramento. Before joining Report for America, Prabha was the managing editor of India Currents, a nonprofit magazine for the Bay Area community, covering the intersection of immigration, cultural identity, health and more in the South Asian community. Prabha’s first language is Hindi, and Prabha holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northeastern University. Prabha came to journalism as a Public Allies Fellow working at East Palo Alto Today, addressing the effects of gentrification in East Palo Alto, California. Since then, Prabha has won awards from the San Francisco Press Club and the California News Publishers Association.

CapRadio & Sacramento Observer

CapRadio is the NPR member station in California’s capital city. We serve audiences on our website, on radio programs like Morning Edition and All Things Considered, on our Insight with Vicki Gonzalez talk show, and also via podcasts and live events. This role will primarily focus on serving our digital audiences at But there will also be the opportunity to acquire experience and skills in radio and audio journalism so as to serve our listeners. The Sacramento Observer is the weekly Black newspaper of California’s capital city and has been serving this African American community since 1962. Generally regarded as one of the premier Black newspapers in the country, The Observer has been named the nation’s best Black newspaper six times. The reporting from this beat will serve our print and online audience at as well as with partner Black news sites such as