Fatima Bangura is a digital reporter and web producer for 7 Eyewitness News. She joined the team in July 2017.
She is originally from Staten Island, New York, but claims Richmond, Virginia as her honorary hometown.
Fatima graduated from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism. Go Orange!
While in college, she interned for Joy Reid on her show "AM Joy" and produced segments on Juneteenth and former President Obama's legacy.
Her proudest moment to date is meeting Oprah Winfrey when she visited the Newhouse School. The OWN Network creator influenced Fatima's decision to enter the media industry.
Fatima is new to Buffalo and has already fallen in love with Delaware Park and sponge candy.
In her spare time, she enjoys performing African dance, writing short stories, and Netflix-ing.