Smt. Vasanthi Hariprakash is a journalist who reported news on national television NDTV 24×7; anchored documentary episodes for BBC World News from Nepal & Laos; hosted a primetime show Good Morning Bangalore on Radio City 91.1 FM besides working on late city editions at the New Indian Express. Now an independent anchor and media educator, Vasanthi has moved on to an even more diverse universe. From being a storyteller of mythology tales in a musical to advising NGOs in Penang Malaysia on media matters to mentoring adolescents as part of a US consulate programme, Vasanthi now helps young journalists of the country’s largest rural newspaper, Gaon Connection. In between travel music and work, she makes sure though that she gets a reality check and lessons of life from her wise teen Anirudh.