Meet Roshini

Presence engineer, executive coach, author. Roshini is the go-to person for individuals and teams who need to showcase powerful presence and win big.

Author & Media Commentator

Roshini is a popular analyst with local and national media for her sometimes irreverent but always informative and entertaining communication commentary.


News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar

CBS Radio Minneapolis
Sundays 12-3pm Central
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Roshini is a presence engineer and professional speaker. She is managing editor and host of News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar on CBS (WCCO) Radio Minneapolis.

When she’s not on the air, Roshini is an executive coach, keynote speaker and event emcee. She draws on more than thirty years of public speaking, a decade-long career as a television reporter and her status as a licensed attorney to get her clients ready for high-stakes communication endeavors and powerfully engineer their personal brands.

Clients call her their secret weapon. Her book, Communicate That!, is in its third edition and has been read by thousands of people across the United States and in parts of Canada and Asia.

Roshini writes The WOW!™ List for C-Level Magazine and is a regular contributor to KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live and KARE-TV’s Breaking the News. She is a communication and presence analyst for media around the country when they want to dissect powerful communication as well as crises. Examples include commentary for radio, print and TV outlets about the 2016 Election Cycle, corporate executive mishaps, pro sports scandals and communicating across generations.

Explore our site to read our column archive, listen to past radio shows, view Roshini in action and get powerful presence tips.

Curriculum Vitae

Legal and Academic Expertise

Roshini is a licensed attorney and sought-after executive coach. Her legal background makes her especially focused on liability issues as she prepares leaders for high-pressure situations. Whether prepping a client for a media interview or to testify in front of Congress, her legal lens is always on.

Roshini served as adjunct faculty in the Communication Studies Department at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was also an instructor in the Leadership Institute at St. Catherine. Prior to that, she was adjunct faculty at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.

Roshini earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Minnesota Law School and her bachelor’s degree at Boston College.

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Your Best Way Out of Crisis Campaign Style

On October 31, KARE TV asked me to share communication analysis for their Election 2016 Special. Hosts Rena Sargianopoulos and Jana Shortal wanted to know how I would advise Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton out of their latest respective crises so close to Election Day.

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For bold and helpful communication advice, count on Roshini to share her expertise and call ‘em as she sees ‘em.

How to Get Airtime

As I approach the 5-year anniversary of News & Views with Roshini Rajkumar on CBS Radio Minneapolis, I realize I’ve interviewed thousands of people. Some…

What You Can Learn from Basketball Coach Richard Pitino

I coach my executive clients and others to leave the notes behind when they find themselves at a podium or in front of any group.…

Up Your Influence

Most people can’t get away from speaking to other people in their business life. That fact multiplies by at least 1,000 when you are a…

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