Between the Headlines: The Travails of a TV Reporter is a book by Shweta Ganesh Kumar, who is a travel columnist and a writer. She has completed her studies from the Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication. Before starting her career in writing, she worked with Greenpeace India as a Communications Officer and with CNN-IBN as a correspondent. She has written a number of books, and feature articles. She has also written, 'Trippin With Shweta', in 'Travel and Flavours', a popular Indian magazine. Apart from these, many of her travel columns have been published in leading magazines like One Philippines and Geo, The New Indian Express and Venture (Indonesia). She has also authored a number of non-fiction works for the Indian Spiritual Soul and also Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul. Moreover, she has also contributed for CBW's India's Top 42 Weekend Getaways eBook. She has written a number of feminist columns for Women's Web, and columns for travel as well pet, in RobinAge, which is a leading newspaper for children.
Shweta Ganesh Kumar currently stays in Philippines, along with her daughter and husband. She has a blog, titled, 'The Times Of Amma - the motherhood bulletin with badly-drawn cartoons', in which she shares her experiences of being a mother. Her début novel is 'Coming Up On The Show... The Travails of a news trainee', which sold over 10,000 copies just within the first two moths of publishing. The book has featured in a number of bestseller lists. 'A Newlywed's Adventures in Married Land', and 'Suspended Animation - Short Stories of those who wait' are two other books, which have been written by her. The former is a novel, while the latter is a collection of short stories. Her poems and short fictional pieces have been published in a number of literary magazines including Pothiz, Indian Voices- an anthology, Winds of Change (An Anthology), Damazine, Australian Women Online, Shades of Love (An Anthology of Short Stories) and Single Solitary Thought. This edition of the book was published by Good Times Books on May 7, 2012. If you want to buy books online, you can get this from any online bookstore listed on this page.
Between the Headlines: The Travails of a TV Reporter revolves around the life of Satyabhama Menon, who is one of the new reporters at N.E.W.S India. She tries very hard to collect interesting stories, with an aim to secure a place in the league of the best reporters in India. While exploring stories and presenting them on television, she realises that presenting a news story on TV is not as simple as it looks, and that the life of a journalist is not very hassle free. It is especially difficult when one has to face arch-enemies like Ram Kedia. He is the senior news editor at N.E.W.S India. Will he let Satya work on her projects peacefully or will he make Satya's path to success even more difficult? While Satya is delighted to find herself getting featured on TV, she gradually gets caught up in a world of corruption, politics, Devdasis, and crimes. Will she have a chance at love in midst of this chaos? To know that, you will have to read the novel where you can join Satya on her journey as a TV reporter.
The book is quite popular among readers as it throws lights on the different aspects of a reporter's life. This edition of the book has been written in English and has 176 pages. 938061943X and 9789380619439 are the ISBN 10 and ISBN 13 for this edition of the book, respectively.