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Kala Rama is the co-anchor of the PIX11 Morning News starting at 4:30 a.m.

Kala joined PIX11 from WABC where she reported for the New York station on weekday mornings.

Prior to joining WABC, Kala worked as an anchor and reporter in Orlando at WKMG, where she was nominated for several Emmy awards, in Charlotte at WSOC and in Springfield, Mass. at WWLP where she received Associated Press award for Breaking News.

She got her start in television news as an assignment editor at WTNH-TV in New Haven, Conn.

A native of Fairfield County in Connecticut, Kala is a graduate of Fairfield University where she earned a degree in political science and communications.

Recent Articles
  • Central Park will be permanently car-free starting in June

    CENTRAL PARK — A ban on cars in Central Park is coming, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. The mayor tweeted out that Central Park will be car-free starting in June “because parks are for people, not cars.” Central Park goes car free in June. 24/7, 365 days a year — because parks are for people, not cars. pic.twitter.com/kvRUgIudx1 — Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) April 20, 2018 Mayor de Blasio designated Prospect Park’s loop drive as permanently car-free this past January. “Our […]

  • New president of LIRR looks to better on-time performance, cleanliness

    NEW YORK — Phillip Eng, the new president of the troubled Long Island Railroad, said Tuesday he aims to better on-time performance and cleanliness. Watch PIX11’s interview above.

  • ‘Bike Train’ rally kicks off to launch new alternative ahead of L train shutdown

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Commuters, advocates and elected officials rallied Thursday to launch the first-ever L train “Bike Train.” The “bike train” hopes to provide an alternate transportation option for Brooklyn commuters who will be impacted by the L train shutdown next year. Organized by the Transportation Alternatives, the group bicycle commute will be suitable for people of all abilities. According to the group, the bike train is expected to roll from Brooklyn to Manhattan once a week in preparation for […]

  • New York International Auto Show features latest luxury vehicles

    NEW YORK — The New York International Auto Show features vehicles from making their debuts. From the Koenigsegg Agrera RS to the Jeep Trackhawk, PIX11 gets a sneak peak of the latest luxury, over-the-top vehicles that many dream of having. Visit the New York International Auto Show Mar. 30 to Apr. 8 at Jacob Javits Center. For tickets, click here.

  • Private garbage truck crashes into subway stop, FedEx store in Manhattan

    COLUMBUS CIRCLE, Manhattan — A private garbage truck crashed into a FedEx shop early Wednesday, police said. It occurred around 3 a.m. as a truck failed to navigate through the roadway and jumped the curb, crashing into the FedEx Office Print & Ship Center and a subway entrance sign along Columbus Circle and Central Park South, police said. One person was inside the truck. No pedestrians were hurt. According to police, the driver of the garbage truck fled the scene […]

  • NY employee suspended after outburst over baby crying on Delta flight

    NEW YORK — A program director at the New York State Council on the Arts has been placed on leave after an outburst on a Delta flight. Program Director Susan Peirez was on a Delta flight about to take off from Kennedy Airport to Syracuse when she was caught on video cursing about sitting next to a crying baby. The baby’s mother started recording and told Peirez the baby would not be crying for long. Yet Peirez was heard repeatedly using […]

  • Incredible acts of heroism during the deadly Florida shooting

    PARKLAND, Fla. — With heavy hearts, the nation is remembering those heroes who saved others when a former student opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday, killing 17 people. The morning after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, we are learning about those sacrifices. ‘He died a hero’ Football coach Aaron Feis threw himself in front of students as bullets hailed down at the school where he spent his entire career after graduating. The assistant coach and […]

  • How far would you go for beauty? We put the hottest trends to the test

    From IV vitamin drips to microblading and microneedling, we put the hottest beauty trends to the test.

  • Kala shares her Sri Lankan biscuit pudding recipe

    Kala shared her Sri Lankan biscuit pudding recipe before the Thanksgiving holidays. Ingredients: 8 oz chocolate chips 8 ozs butter, at room temperature 3 eggs 10 ozs Marie Biscuits 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup whipped cream 1 cup milk 1 cup chopped cashew nuts 1 tbsp Rum (optional) 1 tsp Vanilla Pinch of salt METHOD Combine chocolate, rum, 1/4 cup water, and the vanilla in a heat-proof bowl. Set it over a pan of simmering water just until the chocolate […]

  • Manhattan DA to seek indictment against Weinstein

    The Manhattan DA could seek an indictment against Harvey Weinstein as early as next week. The NYPD is building a case against the infamous movie producer for allegedly raping actress Paz de la Huerta. Her case is under the statute of limitations. Last week, the chief of detectives, Robert Boyce said the department is sharing new leads with Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance to obtain an arrest warrant to pick up Weinstein. Los Angeles police are also investigating allegations about […]