He is a professional journalist since 1980 and has worked with leading newspapers like Free Press Journal, Indian Express, Indian Post, Mid-day and Amrita Bazar Patrika, among others.
He was the Political Editor of Mid-day and the Mumbai Bureau Chief of the historic newspaper Amrita Bazar Patrika. He headed the Pune edition of Mid-Day.
Abhay Mokashi has anchored television shows on Doordarshan 1978 and has anchored shows on several other channels in the country, though primarily he has always been a print journalist, with experience of radio too.
He has written editorials, political analysis and has written extensively on current events and socio-economic issues; he has interviewed national and international leaders, including Prime Ministers of India and heads of States and Heads of Governments of other countries.
He has appeared on several national and international television and radio channels.
He has done live political analysis on radio and television during elections.
Abhay Mokashi is a known media trainer for over three decades and many of his students are successful mediapersons, social activists and corporate communicators.
He also conducts media and soft skills training for corporate bodies.
As a Guest Editor of a book to mark 50 Years of Parliamentary Democracy in India, he planned the book and got the top politicians in the country to write for it.
He has been a photographer and held two one-man shows to depict the problems of women and children.
Vinay Sharma is a qualified Development Communicator, having done a post-graduate diploma in Communication for Development.
He worked as a journalist in Mumbai having extensively covered various beats, especially the political beat. While covering the political beat, he also laid emphasis on developmental news, covering rallies and protests by various sections of the society, especially the underprivileged, seeking justice.
During his graduation in Political Science with Honours, from Delhi University, he was an active member of the Theatre Society. Concerned about the burning issues in the society and the problems faced by the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, he took the initiative to take these issues to the masses, through street theatre. He coordinated the plays and also directed a street play on the Kashmir issue. His theatre performances have crossed a century.
Vinay Sharma is partner of Muzzled Voices, a platform to give voice to the voiceless in the society. The organisation also runs a website by the same name and he is actively part of it.
On the social media, he highlights problems of the underprivileged, especially the Dalit and has a great following.
Given his keen interest in academics, he has taken a break from journalism and communication for development and is now in the final semester of Masters in Law, Politics and Society (LPS), a programme conducted by the prestigious Ambedkar University, Delhi.