Sonia Azad Biography
Sonia Azad is an American Emmy award-winning Health & Wellness Reporter currently working at WFAA in Dallas, Texas. She joined the WFAA team in October 2015,
Sonia Azad Education
Azad attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. She also attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where she earned a Master of Science degree in Journalism.
In addition, she attended Northwestern University’s prestigious law school where she received a Master of Legal Studies. Not long ago, she found ways to continue learning and growing through workshops like Gong Master Trainings and short courses online: Nutrition Science through Stanford University, and Epidemiology 101 for Journalists through McGill University.
Sonia Azad Career
Previously, she worked at KTRK-TV in Houston where she worked for a period of six years. She also worked at stations in Waco, San Diego, Chicago, and College Station. In addition, while she worked at Washington, D. C, she covered politics and youth in the run-up to the 2008 Presidential election for WAMU.
Internationally, she has covered the International Criminal Tribunal and the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, and reported on war crimes in Africa and the Balkans. In addition, a number of her memorable global assignments include; the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster for Star Television out of New Delhi, India, and reporting on Iranians and Afghans seeking asylum in Paris.
While working within the country, her assignments have ranged from: the mass theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, severe and extreme weather, and political campaigns. In addition, she broke the news of former Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s same-sex marriage from Palm Springs, California.
Not long ago, she has covered public health and infectious disease CoVid-19, Zika, and Ebola, my coverage; research, medical advancements, nutrition, and spans fitness. In addition, for her half-hour special report entitled Passage to India, she was awarded an Emmy award in 2011.
Furthermore, she was named as one of the best reporters in the state by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters in 2012. In 2017, she was awarded a series on Egg Freezing by The Texas Medical Association. In addition, she also enjoys being involved in the community.
She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Halo House Foundation. Azad also works closely with The American Heart Association, The Difference Foundation, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Furthermore, she enjoys workouts such as; barre & yoga, Pilates, indoor cycle, and HIIT style boot camps. She is also a marathon & half marathon finisher. Sonia is also a certified meditation and yoga instructor.
Sonia Azad Age
Azad is 39 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 17, 1982, in Houston, Texas, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of September every year.
Sonia Azad Height
Azad stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 53 kg.
Sonia Azad Family
Azad has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Azad has any siblings.
Sonia Azad Husband
Azad has been rumored to be dating Ron Corning who is also an anchor on News 8 Daybreak. However, she denied the allegations and stated that she is not interested in getting married.
Sonia Azad Children
Azad has not been blessed with children however, she stated that she loves children. She went for an egg freezing process to ensure she can become a mother when the time is right.
Sonia Azad Salary
Azad earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Sonia Azad Net Worth
Azad has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a Health & Wellness Reporter.
Sonia Azad Official Website
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