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!
The DeLuxe Theater: From a "blacks only" movie theater to a community hub
This theater is full of history, and now, you can enjoy more than just movies in the historic Fifth Ward.
Kashmere HS Innovative Educator rocks camo to uplift students military style
Kashmere got off the state's list of failing schools last August, after being there for nine years.
Meet the historic Kashmere High School marching band
Woah! This marching band has some moves!
HCC automotive program at NE campus paving way for students
This program gives students the opportunity to find a job anywhere in the country.
Live music venue still jamming after 68 years in northeast Houston
This family-owned music venue was known for Zydeco back in the day, and it's still special in the community.
Meet NASA's first ever South Asian female flight director
The Sugar Land native is not only in charge of mission control at the Johnson Space Center, but she also partners with agencies worldwide.
Free culinary classes available at the Houston Food Bank
Grab your cooking apron!
CrossFit at EaDo Fitness helps 59-year-old lose 34 lbs.
He did it all in a span of about six months! This man totally deserves a prize!
HCC night classes in welding spark job offers for students
Yes, you can get a welding certificate at HCC and still keep your day job!
How Star of Hope helped 110 homeless men get off streets
Everyday, Kenneth Eakins drives the "Love in Action" van and delivers items like water and blankets to homeless people.