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Niala Boodhoo

Illinois Public Media
Host/EP, The 21st
Niala Boodhoo is the Startup Host and EP of the 21st, an award-winning, statewide public radio talk show for Illinois she created in 2015. She's been a journalist since 2000, when she started her career at Reuters in London. She has also worked for WBEZ Chicago, The Miami Herald, WLRN, the local public radio affiliate of South Florida, and the Associated Press. She has served as AAJA's Vice-President for Broadcast.