Ms Mala Karna

Mala Karn is the Editor of Kalyan Post Daily and Madhyadesh Weekly newspaper and a reporter at Gorkhapatra Daily based in Saptari district, in east Nepal.  She is affiliated with several local publications including New Swarnim Sandhya, Madheshkhawar, Batawaran and Purwa. During her 11 years as a journalist, Karn has received several awards for her work. Her awards include Environmental Journalism Award, Women Empowerment Journalism Award and Muktinath Ratna Award. She has attended several professional training courses in journalism. 

Mala also engages in various social and development activities. She worked as a social mobiliser in ‘Children Defined Quality Education Program’, female social facilitator in United Nations Population fund (UNFPA)/ Population and Reproductive Health Intrigued Project (PARHI)-CBP and at the District Public Health Office. She holds a masters in Maithili and is pursuing a masters in Political Science and LLB at Tribhuvan University currently. Over the years, she has held different positions in professional societies based in Saptari.