Anu Prakash is an Emmy award winning journalist who is an anchor and reporter at WXYZ Channel 7.
Since joining WXYZ, Anu Prakash has been reporting on the tough and touching stories of Metro Detroit. Anu feels it is a big responsibility and honor to share people’s stories with viewers. She is inspired by the courage and strength she has seen in the people she's interviewed over the years.
As a first generation Indian American, Anu has always looked up to her parents who taught her the value of hard work and a kind heart. They have always been her biggest cheerleaders.
Even as a kid, Anu watched the World News and developed an interest in what was going on in the world. While studying Business at Ohio State University, Anu explored her interest in broadcasting and reporting. While in school, she first worked as an intern at the ABC affiliate and got her big on-air break right out of college at that station. She's been in the industry ever since.
When Anu is not working, you will find her spending time with friends and family. She loves photography and enjoys cooking .. especially trying to recreate her mom's delicious recipes! She loves to travel and watch basketball and college football, but we won’t say who she roots for.
Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Anu now resides in Oakland County and is actively involved in the surrounding community.