Tracey Leong

Leong Tracey Bio 175x131Tracey Leong joined WJZ Eyewitness News in July 2014 as a general assignment reporter.

Her journalism career began in Southern California, where she was born and raised. She worked as an intern at KABC and an editorial assistant at KNBC in Los Angeles. Tracey then reported for the Los Angeles Metro System and Crown City News. She went on to anchor and report at KIEM in Eureka, Calif. and KRCR in Redding, Calif.

Tracey completed her undergraduate work at Cal Poly Pomona in communication studies and Hunter College in New York. Tracey got a taste of the entertainment business working on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.” She worked with the staff of Congressman Adam Schiff and contemplated a career in law or politics. Tracey is a member of the Asian American Journalist Association.

Tracey’s experience also includes teaching in China and in her mother’s kindergarten classroom. She’s an active volunteer at animal shelters, loves traveling the world and exploring the outdoors with her chocolate lab, Molly. She enjoys meeting new people, so say hi when you see her out and about.

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