Karishma Desai


United States

Karishma B. Desai is a broadcast and digital reporter, as well as a graduate from Boston University's MS in Journalism program. She has worked at PBS39, WNDU (NBC of South Bend), and WNIT (PBS of South Bend. She has also freelanced and interned at notable companies including PBS affiliates (UNC-TV, WGBH), IndyWeek, SCATV, The Hindu, New England Cable News, etc.

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Arts & Culture

The Hindu
For the love of dance

While most young adults may have taken to a dance floor to celebrate the New Year, Sridaya Srivatsan was portraying the Bhakti-rasa while dancing on a Bangalore stage. Gifted with an infectious smile and gracious stage presence, the Indo-Canadian Bharatanatyam dancer's dedication to the art form is refreshing.

Dance review: Science, anatomy and comedy merge in Namely, Muscles at Duke

click to enlarge photo by Richard Finkelstein Namely, Muscles The Ark at Duke University Saturday, Oct. 4 "Muscles are not much different than poems. They both move you," recited Dr. Kate Trammell, a dance professor at James Madison University and an anatomy faculty member at Cedar Stone School of Massage, as she performed Claire Porter's Namely, Muscles at Duke.

Broadcast/Digital Journalism

Political Journalism

Police Chief to Be Honored by White House

Gloucester, Massachusetts, Police Chief Leonard Campanello will be honored by President Barack Obama next week in the White House, for launching the ANGEL Initiative, a program designed to fight drug addiction. Campanello is one of 10 "Champions of Change", an honor that 920 people were nominated for.