Aalia Shaheed joins KVOA from Fox News Channel, where she served as a Tucson-based reporter through the network’s Ailes Junior Reporter Program. After more than two years in the program, she is happy to still call Southern Arizona home. While at Fox News, Aalia helped cover major stories like the Robert Durst murder trial and a 2014 school shooting in Roswell, New Mexico. She also worked with the network’s political unit, covering several 2016 presidential candidates in Iowa and South Carolina.
Aalia is a graduate of the University of Georgia (UGA) and has degrees in both Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. During her time at UGA, Aalia co-developed the university’s first ever Spanish language news broadcast. A Georgia native, she spends her down time cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons, and Arsenal soccer club. Aalia loves being a part of the Tucson community.