About the author

Priyanka Pradhan, author of illustrated children's book, 'Tales from the Himalayas'.
Priyanka Pradhan, author of illustrated children’s book, ‘Tales from the Himalayas’.

Priyanka Pradhan is a Dubai-based journalist with experience of 13 years in television, print and electronic media, across India and the UAE. 

Specializing in business and lifestyle genres, she reported for CNBC Network 18 (Storyboard) and Economic Times Now (Brand Equity) as correspondent and assistant producer in Mumbai.

After moving to Dubai in 2011, she served as assistant editor for The New York Times Style Magazine(the UAE and Qatar editions) and Bloomberg Businessweek Middle Eastas well as features editor for Sorbet Magazine(UAE and EU)

She contributed as travel writer, to various lifestyle magazine titles such as Conde Nast Traveller(UAE and Indian editions). She was also regular contributor to regional and international magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar Middle East, DestinAsian(Indonesia), Al Nawras(in-flight magazine for Air Arabia) and Villa 88 (UAE).

Now, mother to a toddler and a canine teenager, she’s starting over as children’s book writer- happy to accept the responsibility and commitment that writing for children demands. 

She’s also an amateur guitarist, solo backpacker and a huge fan of old-school gaming, mostly Mortal Kombat. 

Her writing portfolio can be found at- www.priyankapradhan.wordpress.com