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Kavitha Cardoza

Special Correspondent

Cardoza reports on area news, with a special focus on children, education and poverty.

Cardoza has won numerous awards for her work. In 2012 she received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Hard News. That same year, her five-part series on childhood obesity won first place in the Series category in the National Awards for Education Reporting and recognition from the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Cardoza joined the station in 2008, and was previously the Springfield bureau chief for WUIS in Illinois. She was also an adjunct faculty member for the university’s Department of Communication.

She holds graduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the Manipal Institute of Communication in India.

Articles Written by Kavitha Cardoza

Council member Tommy Wells says the District can do a better job with it's public space recycling program. Wells says even the few recycling bins on streets aren't being used as well as they should be.Wells says that's because people aren't used to having recycling in public spaces and the bins aren't as well identified as they could be. But he says it's definitely a program re...