Journalist, entrepreneur, public speaker, lecturer…
Asha has over 10 years of experience in all forms of the media as a journalist, producer, educator, public relations, and corporate communication specialist. Today, she covers a wide range of consulting activities for her clients including media training & coaching of senior executives, events coverage virtual and live (emceeing, plenary and social media content creation), content strategy, in general, as well as field reporting for social media or other communication channels … her favourite topics are related to the world economy, digital and new technologies aiming to build tomorrow’s society!
Asha has travelled the world whether for reporting or emceeing of international events in more than 40 countries including the USA, China, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, the UK, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Congo, Guinea, Togo, Senegal, Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Asha is a bilingual TV journalist speaking both French and English. She graduated from both Cambridge University and Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and started her career on the French news channel “ télé” in 2007, before joining another major French channel, “Canal Plus”.
Today, Asha still continues to collaborate with many Parisian and European production companies, directing and producing quality programs for television channels as well as Live and online corporate events and conferences.
In September 2015, Asha started presenting “Business Africa” and “Initiative Africa” in both French and English languages. These two programs, broadcast in fifty countries, highlight the economic and political news on the African continent.
Specialised in finance and economics, Asha Sumputh has been working on news reporting, both for television and as a freelance broadcast journalist. Asha has also been hosting several major events and conventions, as an Emcee, in prestigious venues such as Bercy, Zenith in Toulouse, Trianon in Paris, Printemps de la Mode, Yachts de Paris, Palais des Congrès and the Carrousel du Louvre for major players in the private and public sectors in France but also internationally (Shanghai, Brazzaville, Dakar, Rome, Milan etc.).
On top of her journalism activities, Asha Sumputh teaches at L’Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and at the Ecole de Management de Sorbonne (EMS-Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).