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.
Beat: Education reporter in Black communities in Sacramento
This journalist reports stories for print and digital audiences, focusing on K-12 education issues in Black communities in the city of Sacramento. The work will focus on text articles that will appear online and in print. But there is also an opportunity to develop work for radio, talk show and podcast audiences.