Radhika is a native New Yorker. She started her photographic career on staff at the Asia-Pacific regional headquarters of Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong as a photographer and editor. She was later based in Vietnam as a freelance photographer as the country was emerging from years of isolation following the Vietnam War. From southeast Asia she relocated to Nairobi, Kenya, where she spent several years covering significant news events, including the Rwandan refugees crisis and famine in southern Sudan, for major magazines and newspapers in the U.S. and Europe, as well as the United Nations and other aid agencies.
Eventually, Radhika lived in Paris before returning to New York. Her work has been featured in many publications including, The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME, Stern and Paris Match. She has also had numerous wedding, nonprofit, and corporate clients during her career. She has worked at CBS News Digital as a photo editor, and she now works as a senior photo editor at ABC News Digital.