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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Locals Cleans Up Matthew Henson Neighborhood For Clean Up Day

The area, once known as the neighborhood of the arrest of Freddie Gray, is looking to change what people think of this community and what it looks like.

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Escaped Baltimore City Prisoner Remains At Large

City police are still on the search for a 41-year-old Vernon Goode who escaped from police custody around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday.


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Baltimore Co. Urges Residents To Get Free Flu Shots Saturday

Baltimore County officials are urging residents to get their free flu shots this weekend.



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With a spike in fatal teen crashes last year, a new Maryland campaign aims to help make roads safer.



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A brand new multi-million-dollar development project is promising economic growth for Baltimore County with dozens of businesses opening soon.


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Towson Spa Provides Support To Women Fighting Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In Maryland, businesses and organizations are showing their support through a variety of ways.



Baltimore Rolling Out The Red Carpet For ‘Fleet Week’ Sailors

Sail Baltimore is working with local businesses to coordinate events and activities for 2,000 sailors.



WATCH: WJZ Takes Off With The World Famous GEICO Skytypers

The world famous GEICO Skytypers took WJZ’s Tracey Leong up in the air on Thursday, as they prepare for this weekend’s Baltimore Air Show.


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Armed Man Surrenders In Essex After Police Surround Home

Police in Baltimore County say they are investigating reports of an armed man in the Essex area.


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Hurricane Matthew Changes Plans For Baltimore Cruise Liner

A tropical beach getaway quickly turned into a dreaded detour. Carnival Pride passengers were told just hours before departure their seven-day-trip to paradise was being rerouted because of Hurricane Matthew.


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Cracking Down on Racketeering, Drug Conspiracies At Md. Prisons

80 people have been charged for a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institute in Westover in one of the biggest prison smuggling rings busted on the eastern shore.


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‘Mythbusters’ Host Teams Up with Baltimore Students for White House Project

A Baltimore-made piece of art is heading to DC. It will be the centerpiece for the first-ever “South by South Lawn” Festival at the White House.



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