Raksha is a former journalist who previously wrote about ethical lifestyle & culture, and covered human-interest stories for the national press.

She started working as a freelance journalist at a time when stories about the credit crunch and the recession were dominating the national news agenda. Her first articles, were sourced from regional newspapers around the UK, and in London, before contributing to men’s and women’s magazines.

Raksha travelled overland across South Africa for various features on sustainable travel and the environment, leading up to the Football World Cup in 2010. She wrote about the London Olympics 2012 from different perspectives while based in East London.

Prior to going freelance, she was offered roles as a reporter for a financial newswire and at a news agency in London, but had already decided to take the plunge and go independent.