Pooja Lodhia
Pooja Lodhia joined KTRK and the ABC13 Eyewitness News team as a general assignments reporter in the spring of 2012.

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!

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Fort Bend ISD parents slam 6th-grade social studies lesson for offensive portrayal of Middle East
"I was in grad school when 9/11 happened and I went through a lot of Islamophobic events back then and I thought we were behind it, especially for my children's generation," one Fort Bend ISD parent said.
Surge of out-of-towners at library leads League City to start charging $50 a year for access
Want to use the Helen Hall Library, but you're not from League City? Get ready to shell out money just to get in. Where are all the people causing this surge coming from? Here's what the city told ABC13.
18-year-old shot to death blocks from HS campus in Northside, HPD says
Investigators are trying to piece together what reportedly played out blocks from a high school on Wednesday afternoon, leading to one person being killed.
Federal and local agencies conducting operation in Spring area, FBI says
An Eyewitness News crew spotted agents taking out several boxes from a home and two people being put into patrol cars.
Mother shot to death shielding 2 sons while driving home in Westchase area, family says
Houston police said the 37-year-old woman was headed home with her two sons before two suspects fired into the vehicle and shot her to death.
Dickinson PD officer seen on video pushing down 65-year-old, later charged but cleared by department
Michael Scurlock's family said the 65-year-old begged Dickinson police officers for help after being pushed, adding that he was in bad shape following it. He later died, and they're convinced the incident contributed.
Cookie turf war? Girl Scout booth booted from its usual spot at Towne Lake Center in Cypress
A Cypress Girl Scout troop's plan to sell at its regular cookie booth spot has crumbled, and it may have to do with competition at the Towne Lake Center.
Prostitution in Houston: Women tell their stories in their own words
Police say there are factors that make Houston the number one city in the country for sex trafficking. Those reasons may not matter to the women trapped in it.
Did your check go missing? Here's how to protect your money as reports of mail thefts rise
Have you heard of "check washing?" As mail thefts continue to rise in the Houston area, experts tell ABC13 there are ways to avoid falling victim to check fraud.
Spring Branch ISD facing 'difficult budget decisions' with plans to cut 306 jobs next school year
The district is cutting over 300 jobs for the upcoming school year. Here's what this means for students and parents.