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Kala Rama joins PIX11 News as a weekend anchor and reporter.

Kala comes to 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
  • 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 […]

  • East Harlem students, artist Manny Vega create Build Love mural celebrating diversity

    Students from the East Harlem Tutorial Program work alongside world-famous artist Manny Vega to paint a giant five-story mural celebrating diversity.  One of EHTP’s core values is courage, and this banner is an example of how they live their values across the whole community — parents, teachers and scholars. For more information, visit EHTP’s website.

  • Houses under construction collapse in Far Rockaway

    FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Homes under construction collapsed in Far Rockaway Tuesday as a powerful late-winter storm swept through the area, bringing with it snow, sleet and gusty winds. A pair of two-story homes on Beach 7th Street collapsed Tuesday morning. Crews at the scene told PIX11 News they suspect ice and snow weighed down the structures causing them to buckle. Witnesses said a strong gust of wind came through before the collapse. A neighbor said he “suddently felt the […]

  • Brooklyn spot focuses on stillness with specialized floating devices

    Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city during the holidays can seem impossible, but there’s a place in Brooklyn that specializes in stillness. Need more info?  Special: $99 First Time Clients: $79 Holiday Special: Buy 3 floats for 3 different friends, for $67 bucks each! The gift giver also gets a free float!

  • Beloved Harlem deer dies while waiting to be relocated, city officials say

    HARLEM, Manhattan —The one-antlered deer in Harlem died Friday while waiting to be relocated to safety, city officials said. “Sad news: while under the stress of captivity & while awaiting potential transport upstate by state DEC, the Harlem deer has died,” Eric Phillips, a spokesperson for the mayor’s office tweeted. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) later released a statement apparently blaming the city. “We offered yesterday to take possession of the deer and transport it to a […]

  • Program giving Brownsville students opportunity to ‘Dream Big’

    BARCLAYS CENTER – Thirty-seven percent of residents from Brownsville, Brooklyn live below the poverty line. One program, taking place this weekend, is giving students a chance to “Dream Big” about their future in spite of their circumstances.

  • Bronx auto shop owner found dead in car hours after masked men rob store, tie up customers

    MORRIS PARK, Bronx – The body of a man who worked at an auto body shop in the Bronx was found inside a car with a zip tie around his neck hours after two masked men robbed the store and tied up two customers, police said Wednesday. Robert Bishun, 36, was found dead following an overnight robbery at a Bronx auto shop, according to police. He was described as a manager by officials, but a friend said he was the owner. Officers first responded to a […]

  • 3 men detained in pursuit that ended in crash in Dyker Heights: police

    DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Three men were detained Friday following a 911 call from a distraught woman and a police chase, according to the NYPD. The overnight ordeal began when a woman messaged a relative, requesting 911 be called because she was in danger and in a car with three possibly armed men, police said. The relative then phoned 911, providing a description of their black BMW. Police believe to ordeal began in Staten Island at Henderson Avenue and Broadway. The vehicle […]

  • Self-defense tips to remember amidst increase in violent crime at NYC parks

    NEW YORK — Two high-profile killings of New York joggers has put city residents on high alert about the safety of city parks. Recent statistics show that violent crime in city parks rose 23 percent from a recent nine-month period — July 1, 2015 to March 31 of this year when compared to the previous nine months. And advocates for better security and higher police presence have stepped up their efforts with two notable killings of New York women this month. The body of Queens resident Karina […]

  • Carmelo Anthony, Michael Jordan are latest athletes to highlight race relations

    NEW YORK — Michael Jordan is the latest athlete to shed light on race relations in America. Jordan said Monday he would be donating $1 million each to the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s newly established Institute for Community-Police Relations, as well as the legal defense fund for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. This comes after New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony called on fellow athletes earlier this month to “step up and take charge” […]