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Kala Rama is the co-anchor of the 5 a.m. edition of the PIX11 Morning News.

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
  • Deadliest earthquakes in Mexico since thousands died in 1985

    MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 7.1 quake that struck Mexico Tuesday occurred on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that killed thousands in the country. Just hours before the quake struck, people around Mexico had held earthquake drills to mark the date. At least 217 people have died after Tuesday’s earthquake, and rescuers are hurriedly working to find survivors. Mexico is the 10th most populated country in the world, and has been slammed with several deadly quakes of this […]

  • West Indian Day parade costumes highlight Caribbean pride

    West Indian Day parade costumes offer a powerful sense of cultural pride. Watch the video to see the man behind the elaborate ensembles.

  • Beauty blogger’s breast augmentation to be streamed live on Instagram

    TEXAS — A beauty blogger about to go under the knife for a breast augmentation says the entire procedure will be streamed live on Instagram Friday. “I`m going to get a breast augmentation but not just that, we`re going to stream it live on Dr. Khan’s Instagram Page,” Ashley Devonna has announced to her hundreds of thousands of social media followers. The Dallas, Texas plastic surgeon has agreed to livestream the patient getting breast implants. “We will be doing the […]

  • ‘Lactation suites’ open across the city in effort to promote, support breastfeeding

    NEW YORK — “Lactation suites” are now open across the city — one in each borough — in an effort to promote and support breastfeeding, the Health Department announced Wednesday, in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week. The suites, also referred to by the city as “lactation pods,” are located in Health + Hospitals’ Queens Hospital Center and Harlem Hospital Center, the Bronx Zoo, the Staten Island Children’s Museum and the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Communities with the lowest rates of breastfeeding in […]

  • PIX11 talks to the world’s first paraplegic balloon pilot

  • City Harvest brings fresh produce for free to New Yorkers in need

    NEW YORK — Families in need can get fresh produce for free at mobile markets bringing fruits and vegetables to communities around New York City. City Harvest provides over 3 million pounds of fresh produce to nearly 10,000 households each year. Their mobile markets focus particularly on serving low-income communities with free food and cooking demonstrations to learn how to make healthy meals. Click here for the locations where city harvest holds their mobile markets for families in need to […]

  • ‘That Physics Show’ brings science to off-Broadway

    NEW YORK — Trying to get your child into science, with little success? Maybe the theater can help. “That Physics Show” is in its second year off-Broadway. “That Physics Show” is offering $39 tickets to PIX11 viewers. Regular tickets are $59. They would just need to use the code STIX39 when ordering online at  

  • Kala Rama’s favorite ‘Food in my Hood’ spot

    All week, PIX11 Morning News anchors and reporters are sharing some of their favorite neighborhood food spots. Today, Kala Rama’s “Food in my Hood” spot includes a delicious bakery. LEVAIN BAKERY 167 West 74th St.

  • The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is a family affair on the lower east side; check it out:

    The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is a family affair on the lower east side of Manhattan. This back to basics production mixes aerial performance, contortion, juggling, clowning, comedy, live original music, and more in a show that will leave audiences both amazed and amused.

  • Overnight showers cause flooding across parts of tri-state

    NEW YORK — Heavy showers overnight caused minor flooding across parts of the tri-state area. More than an inch an hour fell Monday into early Tuesday morning in some areas. Spot showers are expected through noon, before a brief break, then a warm front moves through the area around 3 p.m. that brings the threat of thunderstorms with it. About three-quarters of an inch is expected in the city Tuesday — less than the one and a half inches initially forecast […]