Rachana Pradhan is a well-known journalist who currently works as a correspondent for KFF Health News, a non-profit news company, where she reports about national health policy decisions and their impact on average Americans.
Rachana Pradhan Age
Rachana Pradhan was born Rachana Dixit in Washington, DC.
Rachana Pradhan Height
Rachana stands at a moderate stature.
Rachana Pradhan Education
From 2003 through 2007, Rachana attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and French with honors. She was the news editor of JMU’s student newspaper, The Breeze.
Rachana Pradhan Family
Rachana was born Rachana Dixit in Washington, DC, to parents Pradeep M. Dixit (a mechanical engineer) and Shailaja Rimal Brady (a US Geological Survey scientist). She was raised in both the District of Columbia and Virginia. Her parents divorced and remarried different people. She is the stepdaughter of Ray A. Brady and Kabita S. Dixit through them.
Rachana Pradhan Husband
On April 26, 2014, Rachana wed assistant director of corporate strategy Neeraj Bahadur Pradhan; they had been dating since 2013. The ceremony was performed at Foxchase Manor in Manassas, Virginia, and was officiated by Pandit Laksuman Bhandari, a Vedic Hindu priest. Rachana and her husband Neeraj have one child, born in 2018. The family is currently residing in her hometown of Washington, DC.
Rachana Pradhan Salary
Rachana annually pockets an income ranging between 43,482 -$88,555.
Rachana Pradhan Net Worth
Rachana’s estimated net worth ranges between $1 million – $2 million.
Rachana Pradhan Career
Rachana Pradhan writes on national health policy decisions and their impact on regular Americans for KFF Health Journalism, a non-profit journalism organization. She joined KHN from Politico, where she covered healthcare policy and politics at the national and state levels for five years.
Her work has included a probe into former HHS Secretary Tom Price’s widespread use of taxpayer-funded private jets, which culminated in Price’s resignation and government-wide regulations on senior officials’ use of chartered aircraft.
The series was a finalist for the O’Brien Fellowship Award from the American Society of News Editors in 2018 and got an honorable mention from the White House Correspondents’ Association for the Edgar A. Poe AwarD. She has also covered city governance for The Daily Progress newspaper in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Affordable Care Act implementation for Inside Health Policy, a healthcare trade website.