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.

Email: tleong@wjz.com.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TraceyWJZ
Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/TraceyGLeong

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Some businesses reopen on Wednesday in Historic Ellicott City after deadly floods ripped through their town nearly a month ago.

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Baltimore Rolling Out Bike Share Program

If the idea of bumper to bumper traffic has kept you from hitting the road, you might want to consider downsizing and joining Baltimore’s new bike share program.

CBS Baltimore–08/14/2016

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Johns Hopkins Teams Tapped For Zika Virus Research Grant

Baltimore researchers have been selected to develop a solution to head off a potential outbreak of the Zika virus.

CBS Baltimore–08/13/2016

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Third Body Found After Silver Spring Apartment Explosion

Many people remain missing following a deadly explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex but authorities said Friday it’s likely they will find more bodies in the rubble.

CBS Baltimore–08/12/2016

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Family Remembers Md. Man Who Died To Save Nephew From Drowning

A Rosedale man is being called a hero after he sacrificed his life this weekend to save his nephew at a New Jersey beach.

08/11/2016

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Local Swimmers Thrilled To Cheer On Hometown Hero Phelps

As if those from Maryland didn’t have enough to cheer during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, they now have another reason to be proud after Friday night’s opening ceremony.

CBS Baltimore–08/05/2016

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Low Gas Prices Encouraging More Drivers To Hit The Road

There is good news if you are planning a summer road trip: gas prices are now below $2 at many Maryland stations.

CBS Baltimore–07/30/2016

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Has Boom In Gaming Industry Increased Gambling Addiction?

A new study will be looking into the booming casino business and the impact is has on people living in Maryland.

07/29/2016

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Suspect Wanted After Beating And Robbing Woman In The Fells Point Area

A woman was beaten and then robbed over the weekend after a night out with friends in Baltimore City.

07/28/2016

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State Asks Marylanders to Take Challenge And ‘Buy Local’ For A Week

The state’s Department of Agriculture is asking Marylanders to make a pledge and join the “buy local challenge.”

07/24/2016

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BWI Attempting To Make Travel A Little Healthier

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is looking to offer healthier options for passengers.

CBS Baltimore–07/23/2016

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Critical Maintenance Shuts Down Portion Of Baltimore Metro

Critical maintenance is shutting down a portion of Baltimore’s subway system, and it will impact thousands of riders who rely on it each day.

07/22/2016

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