Niala Boodhoo

Niala Boodhoo is the host of Axios Today, a new podcast that each morning gives you everything you need to know to start your day informed. Previously, she was the founding Host and Executive Producer of The 21st, an award-winning weekday daily news program for Illinois public radio stations. Niala was also part of the 2019-2020 class of Knight-Wallace Fellows, a journalism program at the University of Michigan, where she spent the year studying podcasting business models as well as the values that are most important to journalists today.

She is a past vice president of broadcast for the Asian American Journalists Association and board member emeritus. Most recently, she launched and hosted a pop-up IGTV show on the pandemic on behalf of AAJA.