Adhiti Bandlamudi



Adhiti Bandlamudi is a former fall intern for Marketplace PM. She is a graduate from the University of Georgia, where she studied Arabic language and Journalism, with a focus in Mass Media Arts. She’s been listening to public radio for most of her life and hopes to eventually do investigative work in long-form radio journalism. When she’s not working or listening to radio, she enjoys baking, crafting, drawing, and reading.

Latest Stories (13)

New report shines a light on the deaths of rideshare drivers in the gig economy

Apr 20, 2022
Because they are not considered employees, gig workers and their families often have fewer financial protections when they are hurt killed on the job.
More than 50 gig work drivers have been killed on the job in violent incidents since 2017, according to a new report by advocacy group Gig Workers Rising.
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Chris Hardwick on ‘The Wall,’ nerd ubiquity and fighting impostor syndrome

The founder of Nerdist talks about his new game show and why he worries about getting kicked out of parties.
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 23: Moderator Chris Hardwick attends the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 Marvel Panel in Hall H on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. ©Marvel Studios 2016
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Spotify says "it's been weird" to 2016

Dec 26, 2016
Spotify launched an ad campaign titled "Thanks 2016, It's Been Weird."
General view of the atmosphere at 'The Evening Before'- a pre-White House Correspondents' Dinner party hosted by Eric Podwall and Spotify at Chaplin's Restaurant on April 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Eric Podwall)

"Star Wars" and the rise of the money making movie

Dec 12, 2016
The Star Wars film franchise changed this history of film, for better or for worse.
A member of staff demonstrates a Star Wars Jedi 'Lightsaber' themed umbrella at the 'Toy Soul 2015' exhibition in Hong Kong on December 19, 2015. The exhibition which runs from 18-20 December is geared towards local artists and toy developers showcasing new products.

The war behind grocery store shelves

Dec 12, 2016
Manufacturers pay steep fees to get their products on grocery store shelves, which can eliminate smaller companies from entering the market.
A worker places various household items on the shelf at a supermarket in Beijing 12 September 2005. China's consumer inflation rate slowed in August, with prices rising just 1.3 percent from a year earlier compared with an increase of 1.8 percent in July, while in August last year, inflation was running at 5.3 percent year-on-year, sparking fears the economy was beginning to get out of hand.
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The Valley's Problem with Empathy

Dec 5, 2016
Silicon Valley's advancements in technology are groundbreaking, but can displace jobs for many people.
In a world of algorithms and technological processes, the customer at the end of that process is sometimes reduced to a number or statistic.
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The uncertain state of South Korea

Dec 1, 2016
South Korea's corruption scandal, paired with President-elect Trump's comments about the country, has put the nation in a state of uncertainty.
Protesters wearing masks of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (bottom) and her confidante Choi Soon-Sil (top) perform before a candle-lit rally in central Seoul on October 29, 2016, to denounce Park over a high-profile corruption and influence-peddling scandal involving her close friend. 

Funfetti's Cool Comeback

Nov 25, 2016
Rainbow sprinkles are making a comeback into pop culture and trends with help from Instagram and the millennial generation.
Milk Bar cake on display at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Presents Wine Spectator's Best Of The Best Sponsored By Bank of America during 2016 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented By FOOD & WINE at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on February 26, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. 
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Big Soda and the rise of product placement

Nov 21, 2016
Companies like Coca Cola and Pepsi transformed product placement into an art, rather than just an incidental opportunity for advertising.
A general view of a new Coca-Cola aluminum bottle during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2009 at Bryant Park on February 16, 2009 in New York City. 
Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for The Coca Cola Company

What women who love 'Star Wars' want

Nov 18, 2016
They were overlooked until Disney bought the series.
Malaysian Muslim women pose for pictures with members of Malaysia's Star Wars Fan Club dressed as various characters before watching 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at a cinema in Subang, outside Kuala Lumpur on December 17, 2015.