Rising Up host Sonali Kolhatkar Snags Five LA Press Club Nominations

LOS ANGELES – Veteran morning-drive time Pacifica radio host Sonali Kolhatkar, has garnered 5 nominations for the 59th Southern California Journalism Awards, hosted by the Los Angeles Press Club. Three out of Kolhatkar’s five nominations are for her broadcast journalism on Rising Up With Sonali, with two in the category of Best TV Anchor, and…

KPFK Presents Dr. Richard Wolff 04/20/17 @ 7pm, Los Angeles

Dr. Richard Wolff, the acclaimed economist, will be speaking at a KPFK event this Thursday April 20, 7 pm @ Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Rising Up host Sonali Kolhatkar will be among those introducing him. Tickets are available at http://richardwolffkpfk.brownpapertickets.com Watch a short video excerpt from an interview with Dr. Wolff on Rising Up With Sonali:

Sonali Will Be Back in January

Dear Rising Up with Sonali fans, Sonali Kolhatkar is on medical leave starting on Dec. 12. She will return to the airwaves in mid-January, when we’ll be back producing daily shows! In the meantime, we’ll be replaying the best interviews from 2016, focusing on the economy, political, social, racial issues, the media, LGBTQ rights, foreign…

Special Election Night Coverage on Live Facebook Stream – NOV. 8

On the evening of Tuesday November 8th, we’ll be broadcasting live on our Facebook page for an hour-long special as the election results roll in. Tune in to our Facebook page www.facebook.com/RUWithSonali, from 8 to 9 pm Pacific Time, 11 pm to midnight Eastern Time. You’ll get the chance to post comments and even ask…

Rising Up With Sonali On Free Speech TV!

You may remember Uprising, a program that aired on FSTV about a year ago. I’m so excited to be debuting my new show ‘Rising Up With Sonali’ on Monday August 29th at 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm Eastern. Do tell your friends to tune in every weekday on FSTV at 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm…

KPFK Presents: Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA

Join us for a FREE screening of Making A Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA – a new documentary from Brave New Films and critically acclaimed Director Robert Greenwald. The film examines gun tragedies that include unintentional shootings, domestic violence, suicides, mass shootings and trafficking – and what we can do to put an end…

Sonali Kolhatkar Nominated for Four LA Press Club Awards

Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Rising Up With Sonali, has been nominated for 4 Los Angeles Press Club journalism awards for her broadcast and print journalistic work. See below for all the nominations: Best Talk/Public Affairs on Television: Sonali Kolhatkar, Free Speech Television, “How Not To Succumb to Depression Upon Reading The News” Best TV Anchor:…

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes on Rising Up With Sonali

How does a daily radio and television show get produced? Here’s a peek behind the scenes of Rising Up With Sonali, the new radio and television show developed by long-time KPFK host of Uprising, Sonali Kolhatkar. Featuring Senior Producer Anna Buss. Music by Quetzal. Documentary by Donovan Vim Crony.

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Is Coming To Los Angeles!

Come and hear Varoufakis speak in person on Saturday April 23rd in Pasadena, California, at his ONLY Los Angeles-area event! Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Rising Up With Sonali will be Emceeing this event. WHEN: Saturday April 23rd, Reception at 12 noon, Event at 1 pm WHERE: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd,…