Joanna Bouras joined the NBC 10 News team in January 2022 as a multimedia journalist and is thrilled to return to the New England area where she grew up just north of Boston.
Joanna earned an English degree with a minor in journalism from Wheaton College. She then went on to attend New York University, where she got a master's in multimedia journalism with a focus in broadcast news.
Previously Joanna was a multimedia journalist/fill-in anchor for WXIX-TV (FOX) News in Cincinnati, where she covered breaking news and crime. Joanna earned a 2021 Kentucky Associated Press 1st Place Award for "Continuing Coverage" of a high speed chase that killed two people.
Prior to moving to Cincinnati, Joanna spent two years working at WBBH-TV (NBC/ABC) in Fort Myers, Florida. Joanna jumped right in and covered Southwest Florida's toxic algae crisis and the shooting of Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller in early 2020.
Before moving to Florida, Joanna worked at KOLN (CBS) in Lincoln, Nebraska, as a news reporter/MMJ/fill-in anchor. While at KOLN, Joanna earned two Heartland Emmy Awards. Joanna was a reporter for both KOLN (CBS) newscasts that won Heartland EMMY NATAS Awards for Best Evening Newscast and Best Morning Newscast.
In her free time, Joanna loves to whip up new recipes in the kitchen, hit the gym and browse the nearest shopping center. If you see her out and about be sure to say hi.