Sonia Azad is one TV anchor who could pass for a model because of her beauty and composure. The Emmy award-winning journalist is popular for being a health and wellness reporter for WFAA, an ABC-affiliate based in Dallas, Texas. As an experienced science journalist, Azad has touched thousands of lives with her daily reports on News 8 Daybreak from Monday through Friday. She is also known for covering crime, politics and international stories.
Generally, Sonia Azad is gorgeous and fun to be with. Although she is not the type of person to be crazy about expensive wears and accessories, her polished and elegant appearance speaks a lot about her personality. However, one part of her life seems to draw much attention, her personal life, including her origin, family and, most importantly, her marital status. Read on to find the answers you seek about this Persian-American TV personality.
Who is Sonia Azad and Where is She From?
Born with a unique passion for journalism, Sonia Azad was able to achieve her dreams of being one of the most talented journalists of her time. Although she has not been able to speak much about her early years, there is no doubt that the TV star had an exciting and inspiring upbringing. She is Persian but holds American nationality. She also speaks of her love for South Asian culture and fashion and that is why she is fond of wearing the Indian sari.
As per her educational background, the young beauty first attended the University of Texas where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. She then proceeded to Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism for her Master of Science degree. Azad also has an additional Masters certificate from Northwestern University’s law school where she received a Master of Legal Studies.
Sonia is also a certified yoga instructor and a marathon runner. Outside her professional career, she spends her time in yoga studios where she enjoys teaching corporate classes. According to her, yoga helps her spiritual balance. It awakens her to the daily demands of her job as a journalist.
Sonia Azad began her career as a reporter at an ABC owned TV station, KTRK-TV. She was known for operating from places like San Diego, Waco, Chicago, Houston, and College Station. She worked with the broadcasting firm for about six years before joining WFAA-TV, another ABC-affiliate.
Before moving to the Dallas, Texas-based TV network in October 2015, Azad was famously known for reporting on some global and domestic news like the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster for Star Television out of New Delhi, India, the Iranians and Afghans asylum seekers in Paris, Hurricane Harvey and its medical aftermath, the Ebola crisis in Dallas, and the theater shooting in Aurora. She was also known for covering the news on Barack Obama‘s subsequent visit to North Texas and for breaking the news on the same-sex marriage of Houston Mayor Annise Parker from Palm Springs, California. It was in fact, her half-hour report entitled ‘Passage to India’ that fetched her the prestigious Emmy Award in 2011. She was also named among the best reporters in Texas, in 2012, by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.
Outside of work, Sonia Azad dedicates much of her time to her community. She works with the Board of Directors for the Halo House Foundation and on a regular basis, she is seen delivering Meals on Wheels to some senior citizens in Southern Dallas.
Is Sonia Azad Married? Who is Her Husband?
Despite being so popular on screen, Sonia Azad has remained quiet when it comes to issues about her personal life. The young Persian beauty has no record of being previously married and neither does she speak of anyone as her husband or boyfriend. However, she was rumored to be in a relationship with Ron Corning, her partner on News 8 Daybreak. Aside from this, there hasn’t been any person she’s been linked with.
Who are Her Parents?
The Emmy Award-winning journalist grew up with her Persian parents through which she developed immense love for Asian culture. Unfortunately, she has not revealed any information about them nor her siblings. There is, however, no doubt that she keeps a very mutual relationship with them.