Niala Boodhoo

Niala Boodhoo
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Niala Boodhoo in 2014
BornMiami, Florida
Alma mater
  • Northwestern University (MSJ)
  • Florida International University (MA)
  • Calvin College (BS)


Niala Boodhoo can be an American journalist, and sponsor and executive maker of Illinois General public Media’s statewide radio chat display, The 21st. Previously a company reporter for the Miami Herald and Chicago General public Media, she managed WBEZ’s mid-day chat display, The Afternoon Change, before becoming a member of WILL in Urbana, Illinois. Boodhoo presently acts as the Vice Chief executive for Broadcast from the Asian American Journalists Association.


Boodhoo was created and raised in Miami. After getting her Bachelor of Arts in idea and mindset at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she trained preschool and senior high school journalism in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The little girl folks immigrants from Trinidad and Tobago, she actually is a first-generation American. Boodhoo acquired a cameo appearance with an bout of the Netflix first series Easy, where she performed herself across from comedian Marc Maron.


Boodhoo's initial professional contact with journalism came via an internship using the Miami Herald the summertime before her senior 12 months of senior high school. It had been there that this Herald released her first information tale, about Hurricane Andrew. After generating her Master's level in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill College of Journalism, she worked well as an editorial associate for the AP and later on like a reporter for Reuters in London and Washington, D.C. Boodhoo relocated back again to Florida to are the Sun-Sentinel's older business article writer, before time for the Herald like a business reporter.Boodhoo transitioned from business to public press while working like a media reporter in the Herald. There, she created The Miami Herald Fri Business Statement, which aired every week on WLRN-FM, Miami's NPR member train station. She later relocated to Chicago to become listed on Chicago General public Media's Changing Gears confirming project, which protected the economic change from the Rust Belt as well as the stories of individuals surviving in the commercial Midwest suffering from the change. After operating as WBEZ's just business reporter, she was tapped to achieve success Rick Kogan as the sponsor of WBEZ's mid-day chat display, The Afternoon Change. After hosting the display for just two years, WBEZ canceled The Afternoon Change to spotlight its morning development. Illinois Public Press later employed Boodhoo to serve as professional producer and sponsor from the 21st, a regular public radio chat show that targets statewide Illinois problems.