Neeha Curtis

Neeha Curtis


Cleveland, Ohio

Neeha Curtis is a veteran journalist with network news experience who loves telling people’s stories and helping people get ready for their mornings.

Neeha comes to Cleveland from Dallas, Texas, where she has been the host of the nationally syndicated morning news program EyeOpener TV. She covered the Dallas Police shootings in July of 2016 for news organizations across the country and internationally. She reported nationally on the first Ebola patient in the United States in 2014 and was also was a part of the 2012 Hurricane Isaac coverage from New Orleans for local stations in the Southeast.

She has anchored newscasts in Greenville, Miss. and Baton Rouge, La. Neeha was also part of NBC’s coverage of the 2004 Olympic Games from Athens, Greece, and contributed to Dateline NBC, USA Today, ABC News, and BBC news.

Neeha received a Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. She has taught Broadcast Journalism as a faculty professor at Mississippi Valley State, and as an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas. She specializes in foreign policy specifically the Middle East and has worked with Syrian, Iraqi and Afghan refugees settling in the United States.

She is happily married with one daughter and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling, cooking, snowboarding and exploring her new hometown. She loves connecting with viewers so feel free to reach out to her on social media.

Recent Articles by Neeha

Georgia shootings heighten fear among Northeast Ohio Asian American community

Native American communities struggle with effects of pandemic

Rent assistance in Northeast Ohio: CHN Housing Partners and 19 News discuss resources

Why is the pandemic causing more women than men to leave the workforce?

  Next 400: Advocates say Black Lives Matter can’t matter unless Black Trans Lives Matter, too

What to expect on Election Day: experts weigh in

Experts explain why Ohio Amish face unique challenges amid the 2020 general election and COVID-19

  Experts show how it takes more than black boxes to stand against racism

How will teachers protect themselves, students during the COVID-19 pandemic?

  The Next 400: Critics say the cash bail system penalizes the poor

  Parents of Black children with special needs talk about concerns over interactions with police

  Former white supremacist speaks about her reformation and journey to get gang tattoo removed

  New study shows that depression among African Americans skyrocket after George Floyd’s death, protests

  Akron teen speaks out about what life is like for homeless students: Part 2

  Akron teen speaks out about what life is like for homeless students: Part 1

  Homeless Akron teen living in the woods graduates high school receives over $10k in donations and finds home

Child service agency reaching out to help Cuyahoga County’s homeless youth

  Ohio’s homeless population grappling with coronavirus

  Ohio grandparents talk about the challenges of raising children amid coronavirus crisis

  Northeast Ohio Indian organization offering help in the fight against COVID-19

Zoma Ethiopian Restaurant grateful for Cleveland’s support during coronavirus crisis

  Coronavirus pandemic has advocates raising the alarm for potential rise in child abuse cases

  Ohio group launches global campaign to encourage solidarity in eating at Asian American-owned restaurants

  Cleveland native DJ Steph Floss keeping people dancing during the stay-at-home order

Barbershop, salon owners get creative to offer services during stay-at-home order

  Cleveland’s Asian community says ‘Stop calling it Chinese Virus; It’s Covid-19’

  Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact unemployment in Ohio

  Unemployment spikes in Ohio after businesses close due to coronavirus

  Woman overcomes breast cancer and fulfills her dream of motherhood

  ‘I didn’t want cancer to completely stop the plans for my life,' says breast cancer survivor dreaming of motherhood