Akilah joined KWQC TV-6 in September of 2013. You can catch her reporting for the Quad Cities' news leaders in the 4, 5 or 6 o'clock afternoon shows.
Akilah comes to the Quad Cities from the Chicago-land area. She spent her undergraduate career at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where she studied Communications. She's also a graduate of the University of Illinois Public Affairs Reporting program. Before coming to KWQC TV-6, she worked for Metro Source News, writing for news radio stations across Illinois. Additionally, she spent two years interning at WGN-TV in Chicago. She's happy to bring her love for story-telling to the Quad Cities!
Akilah enjoys being active in the community and can't wait to volunteer with organizations in the Q-C-A. She's also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
When she's not busy reporting, she enjoys exercising, trying cool recipes and learning about new things. If you have an interesting story to tell or just want to say hello, feel free to shoot her an email at Adavis@KWQC.com.