KalaLea is an audio producer and reporter who--for nearly five years--has been producing interviews and narrative features for WNYC and the New Yorker Radio Hour.
She's also the host of Season 2 of Blindspot: Tulsa Burning, a collaboration with the History Channel, WNYC Studios , KOSU and Focus Black Oklahoma. In 2022, KalaLea and the entire team was awarded a duPont Columbia Journalism Award and a NAACP Image Award.
KalaLea has a Master’s degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism with a specialization in multimedia storytelling.
Before working as a radio journalist, KalaLea worked as a digital producer and before that she was the co-owner of a little cafe in Brooklyn, NY. When she's not asking questions, she's watching documentary films, traveling, eating or admiring trees.
Blindspot: Tulsa Burning - a six-part series
United States of Anxiety w/ Daniel Kaluuya
American Exiles in East Africa
KCRW's Bodies Podcast
Also on Gimlet's The Nod
New York, NY