Olivia Proia is a multimedia journalist at 7 Eyewitness News in Buffalo. She joined WKBW in June 2019.
Olivia Proiais from Youngstown Ohio, but with strong ties to New York with family in both Rochester and Syracuse. Proia chose to attend the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to pursue a degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism because she found she enjoys sharing others' tales and being a voice for the voiceless. She has strong interests in investigative reporting, human interest features, and covering the food and entertainment scene. As a former waitress and bartender, she considers herself a dedicated foodie looking forward to all the new places Buffalo has to explore.