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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
  • 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 […]

  • Trump to announce plans to fight opioid crisis

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will direct his Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency under the Public Health Service Act. That’s according to senior White House officials, who were not authorized to publicly discuss plans before the announcement and briefed journalists on condition of anonymity. The declaration does not come with specific funding. But officials say it will allow changes such as expended access to medical services in rural areas. […]

  • NYPD to reexamine allegations against Harvey Weinstein

    The NYPD may reexamine sex crimes against movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein. The chief of detectives with the NYPD has ordered the Special Victims Unit to take another look at some of the claims made while Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus Vance, is having to answer why the charges were never filed. Vance said a political contribution never influenced his job to uphold the law. He’s making that claim after reporters asked him why he failed to prosecute Harvey Weinstein, especially with […]

  • Northern California wildfires responsible for at least 17 deaths

    Wildfires raging across Northern California have killed at least 17 people, as hundreds of firefighters battle the flames and keep thousands of people away from the blaze’s path. Most of the fires were ignited Sunday, driven by winds of more than 50 mph and dry conditions. With no rain in the forecast this week and a chance of gusts of 35 to 40 mph on Wednesday, forecasters say the weather will create challenges for firefighters. More than 20,000 people had […]

  • 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