Curriculum Vitae

Client, Media, and Academic Work as Business Owner

Roshini Multi Media, Inc
Minneapolis, MN
Crisis & Executive Strategist, Media Analyst, Pro Speaker, Author: leveraging licensed attorney background and media insider status to maximize impact for C-suite and other strategic leaders; MC-for-hire; keynote speaker; legal, crisis, and political analyst for national and local media outlets.

WCCO Radio (Audacy)
Minneapolis, MN
Aug 2012-Sept 2021

Managing Editor and Host, REAL Talk with Roshini: Produced and hosted live Sunday show, featuring current events, legal and political topics, popular news and newsmakers; active on social media platforms to promote the show; regular simultaneous segments on station’s Facebook and Twitter platforms.

Dec 2020-July 2021
Host and Producer, Discover Minnesota with Roshini: Produced and hosted sponsored weekly show on Facebook.

Feb 2019-May 2020
Creator and Host, REAL Leaders with Roshini: Launched station’s first podcast in February 2019; more than 60 Episodes in two seasons before it was put on hiatus due to COVID budgets.

St Catherine University

Adjunct Faculty, Dept of Communication Studies: Taught Speaking to Lead & Influence to undergrads.
Featured Instructor, Leadership Institute: Taught business professionals strategic communication and negotiation skills and how to use those skills to grow brand identity.

June 2007-Dec 2008
WCCO Radio (CBS)

Minneapolis, MN
News Anchor/Reporter/Fill-in Host: Anchored and reported news in part-time capacity while growing Roshini Multi Media; served as fill-in talk show host across various time slots; won Edward R. Murrow Award for live team coverage of RNC 2008 Riot.
Sept 2006-May 2008
University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
Adjunct Faculty, School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Taught electronic news writing and reporting in part-time capacity while growing Roshini Multi Media; mentored and advised students on all aspects of broadcast news and career planning.
Television Broadcaster Experience
Jan 2005-Jan 2006

Detroit, MI
News Reporter: Live-shots and packages; fill-in anchoring; 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)

Minneapolis, MN
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

Nashville, TN
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 during first three months at the station: 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

Fargo, ND
News Reporter: Packages and live-shots; public appearances; taught news to elementary school kids in a voluntary capacity.

University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
J.D., cum laude
Licensed Attorney
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
B.A., Political Science/International Studies
Minor: Faith, Peace & Justice Studies
Legal Experience
United States District Court
Minneapolis, MN
Judicial Extern to the Honorable James M. Rosenbaum: Researched and wrote bench and plea memoranda; assisted judge; attended court proceedings.
Rider, Bennett, Egan & Arundel
Minneapolis, MN
Summer Associate: Conducted legal research and wrote legal memoranda; interviewed clients; attended discovery and court proceedings.
Legal Affiliations
Minnesota State Bar, 1997-Present
Henn Co Bar Assn L.I.N.C. Faculty, 2007-2012
Minnesota Women Lawyers, 1995-2011
Board Service
Minnesota Sports & Events Champions Council, 2022-Present
UMAA Executive Committee, 2019-2020
Univ of Minnesota Alumni Assn, 2014-2020
Intercollegiate Athletics Committee-U of MN, 2015-2018
Edina Chamber of Commerce, 2013-2016
ClearWay MN Nominating Cmte, 2011 & 2015
Jesuit Partnership Council, 2008-2014
American Cancer Society Minnesota Advisory Council, 2007-2010
Business Affiliations
Private Directors Association, 2022-Present
National Assn of Corp Directors, 2018-Present
Dunkers, 2016-Present
Meet Minneapolis, 2011-Present
St Paul Chamber of Commerce, 2009-Present
Minneapolis Regional Chamber, 2008-Present
Better Business Bureau, 2007-Present
Edina Chamber of Commerce, 2006-Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, 1997-Present
Pro Bono Clients
Barbara Schneider Foundation, 2006-2010
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, 2007-2010
ECHO Minnesota, 2011-2014
Smile Network International, 2012-2019
Proof Alliance, 2019-2022
Hunger Related Events, 2023-Present
Media Affiliations
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
SAG-AFTRA, 2007-Present
Boston College Alumni Association
Undergraduate Admissions Volunteer, 1993-2019