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
  • Fourth American dies on vacation at Dominican Republic resort

    A California man is the latest American tourists to have died at a resort in the Dominican Republic, making him the fourth mysterious tourist death in the last several months, according to PIX11 affiliate FOX40. Just as Tommy Tickenoff was gaining a wife in the island country, his mother was losing her husband of 10 years. Hospitalized and too sick to participate in the day’s festivities, no one had a clue Bob Wallace wouldn’t be rejoining his family. “We didn’t […]

  • First Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrated in Bushwick this Sunday

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Bushwick’s first annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is set to be celebrated this Sunday. The event’s community liaison and parade organizer explain how the it all came together.

  • International Franchise Expo at Jacob Javits Center teaches you how to be your own boss

    NEW YORK — In today’s fast-paced society, more and more people are looking for the opportunity to make a career change and be their own boss. The International Franchise Expo at Jacob Javits Convention Center is designed to energize entrepreneurial spirit while providing comprehensive educational seminars and workshops, including a variety of topics for those looking to take their first step into franchising. The expo begins May 30 and ends June 1. The expo is offering a discount to PIX11 […]

  • Netflix taking on abortion ban in Georgia

    So far actors and production companies have been the most vocal about a controversial Georgia anti-abortion law, but now Netflix has entered the conversation. In an exclusive statement to Variety, Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said “We have many women working on productions in Georgia, whose rights, along with millions of others, will be severely restricted by this law.” “It’s why we will work with the ACLU and others to fight it in court. Given the legislation has not […]

  • Trump breaks with Japan’s Abe, says not bothered by North Korea missile tests

    TOKYO — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry Standing beside Trump at a news conference after hours of talks, Abe disagreed with the U.S. president, saying the missile tests violated U.N. Security Council resolutions and were “of great regret.” Abe, who has forged a strong friendship […]

  • Get your skin ready for summer

    With these temperatures, we’re already thinking about summer! Getting ready for the warm weather is not just about being fit and swimsuit ready, it’s no time to slack on skin care. “There’s always a weird transitional period, basically this time right now, where some spots [of your skin] are oily and dry in others. It’s about finding the right products to transition to the warmer weather,” said beauty collector Sascha Collins. Jeannel Astarita, founder of Just Ageless in SoHo, says […]

  • Alabama Senate passes near-total abortion ban

    Alabama sent the most restrictive abortion bill in the country to the governor’s desk Tuesday night, with the state’s Senate passing legislation that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. The state’s Republican backers have pushed the legislation, which amounts to a near-total ban on abortion in the state, forward with the express goal of overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case legalizing abortion. Alabama lawmakers join legislators in several other states in putting forth legislation […]

  • Ride-hailing vehicles dirtier than toilet seats, study finds

    NEW YORK — What do you think is dirtier, a taxi or an Uber? You’d think they would be the same, but the average ride-share vehicle allegedly has 219 times as many germs as the average taxi, a study finds. The backseat of an Uber or Lyft is actually three times germier than the average toothbrush and about 35,000 times germier than a toilet seat, according to a new study by netQuote. The insurance company observed three ride-sharing vehicles, three […]

  • Preparing for Mother’s Day: How to keep your flowers fresh

    NEW YORK — Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but there’s still time to get the mothers in your life something special! PIX11 chats with Daisy, the floral designer at 1-800-Flowers.com, ahead of the holiday. We find out tips about flower arrangements and how to keep your flowers fresh for days. We also find out which flowers and colors are popular this year. You can get 20% off your order with 1-800-Flowers.com if you use the code: PIX11

  • Mental health services for at-risk youth

    Mental health services are not readily available for many underserved teens. In honor of May being Mental Health Month, PIX11’s Kala Rama takes a look at a program that tries to change that as well as offer alternative activities to help at-risk youth. Experts are noticing the benefits of introducing yoga and meditation practices into their lives. Lineage Project, a non-profit organization in Brooklyn, teaches mindfulness practices to young people navigating incarceration, homelessness, school suspension and academic challenges. We also […]

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