Sonia Azad Profile, Bio, Wiki, Nationality
Sonia Azad is an American Emmy Award-winning news reporter working at WFAA in Dallas, TX. She joined WFAA in October 2015.
Sonia Azad Education
Azad attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. Sonia also holds a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Additionally, she received a Master of Legal Studies from Northwestern University’s prestigious law school.
Sonia Azad Career
Azad serves at WFAA as a news reporter, specializing in health and wellness reporting. She has spent her professional career living out of suitcases from all over the world. Most recently, she spent 6 years at KTRK-TV. Before her time in Houston, Azad reported for TV stations in San Diego, Chicago, Waco, and College Station, sometimes shooting and editing her own stories.
In Washington, D.C., she covered youth and politics in the run-up to the 2008 Presidential election for WAMU. Internationally, she covered the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, and also reported on war crimes in Africa and the Balkans.
Some of Azad’s most memorable global assignments include reporting on Iranians and Afghans seeking asylum in Paris and the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster for Star Television out of New Delhi, India. Domestically, her assignments ranged from Wendy Davis’ gubernatorial campaign to the Ebola crisis in Dallas, to tornadoes, to the mass theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. She broke the news of Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s same-sex marriage from Palm Springs, California.
Sonia’s half-hour special report entitled “Passage to India” won her an Emmy Award in 2011. In 2012, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters named her one of the best reporters in the state.
Quick Facts About Azad
|Age||39 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Apart from work and globetrotting, she dedicates much of her time to her community. Azad serves on the Board of Directors for the Halo House Foundation, the Houston Advisory Council for the Tahirih Justice Center, multiple committees for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and the Asian Leadership Council for the Houston Symphony. She is also a marathon runner and a certified yoga instructor.
Sonia Azad Age, Birthday / How old is Sonia Azad?
Azad was born on September 17, 1982, in Houston, Texas, United States (she is 39 years old as of 2021.)
Sonia Azad Height and weight, measurements
Azad stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.58m) tall and weighs 118lbs (53kgs).
Sonia Azad Family, parents
Information regarding Azad’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Sonia Azad’s Husband, married
Azad had been rumored to be dating Ron Corning who is a fellow anchor on News 8 Daybreak. However, she denied the allegations and stated that she was not interested in getting married but has a love for children thus she went through an egg freezing process to ensure she can become a mother when the time is right.
Sonia Azad Salary
Being one of the top reporters for WFAA, Alvarez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Sonia Azad’s Net Worth
Azad has an estimated net worth of over $1 Million – $5 Million which she has gained through her successful journalism career.
Sonia Azad WFAA
At WFAA, Azad works alongside;
- Eric Alvarez – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Blackhall – Social Media / Mobile Technology Manager
- Hannah Davis – General Assignment Reporter
- Kalee Dionne – Meteorologist
- Pete Delkus – Chief Meteorologist
- Tanya Eiserer – Investigative Reporter
- Dale Hansen – Sportscaster
- Jake Harris – Multi-Media Journalist
- Jesse Hawila – Meteorologist
- Matt Howerton – Reporter
- David Goins – Reporter
- Cynthia Izaguirre – Anchor
- Charlotte Huffman – Investigative Reporter
- Sean Giggy – Reporter