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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Police: Male Shot Near Epicenter Of Baltimore Unrest

Monday, a man was shot multiple times near the intersection that featured so prominently in April’s riots. This is also on the heels of a deadly weekend.

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Photo of the Lyons sisters. Credit: Montgomery Co. Police.

New Details Surface In Case Against Man Accused Of Murdering Lyon Sisters

New developments in the murder mystery case of two Montgomery County girls who went missing 40 years ago. A relative of the suspect may have more ties to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

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Sen. Ben Cardin and Maryland middle school students painted rain barrels at the Maryland Zoo Friday morning.



Former Raven Torrey Smith Still Giving Back To Baltimore

His foundation continuing to enhance literacy for students.



Study Shows How Alzheimer’s Affects Women Differently Than Men

New developments in Alzheimer’s research—a disease that is known to be more common for women. Now a study shows how it impacts them differently.


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DC & Baltimore Top Worst Cities List For Drivers

They’re the worst cities for drivers. We’re talking about DC and Baltimore—both topping the top 10 list.



Baltimore Firefighters Honor Those Killed On 9/11

Honoring our fallen heroes. Saturday, Baltimore firefighters made a special tribute to the firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.


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Laser Pointers Continue To Put Pilots And Passengers At Risk

Hazard in the sky. Eleven commercial airlines said they were hit with laser beams while flying over the East Coast.


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Md.-Based Company Develops New Facial Recognition Program For FBI

Catching criminals one face at a time. The FBI is using a new program with facial recognition to put lawbreakers behind bars.



Baltimore Church Dedicating Youth Center To Freddie Gray

Remembering Freddie Gray. There’s now a Baltimore youth center that honors the 25-year-old who died in police custody.


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Obama Personnel Chief Steps Down Amid Massive Data Breach

Stepping down. The head of the hacked government agency resigns in the wake of a massive data breach.