Before making her leap to Houston, she reported at Eatel News Magazine in Baton Rouge; WLUC in Marquette, Michigan; and WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida. Some of her most memorable stories include covering final space shuttle launch in Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans, and a moose on the loose in Michigan. She truly believes that every person has a story worth telling, and she's honored to be able to do so.
Pooja was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and has family here in Houston.
She has degrees in English Literature and Journalism and a minor in Modern Dance from Emory University in Atlanta.
Pooja's hobbies include yoga, dance, reading fiction, and good conversation. She's a very social reporter so if you run into her, please say, "Hello!" She'd love to hear your personal story. If you'd like to know more about her, she encourages you to connect with her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter!
Houston police continue to search for leads in a drive-by shooting that sent a 4-year-old boy to the hospital.
A local charity honored a man shot last month while trying to protect two Indian men who were targeted in a suspected hate crime.
Houston police are looking for whoever stole two trailers from a local charity that offers equestrian therapy to disabled kids and adults.
A Bay City family is heading to Ecuador, hoping to learn more about how their loved one died.
Authorities will soon be adding extra patrols in a construction zone along Highway 59 in Rosenberg after a series of recent deadly crashes.