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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Record Number Of Travelers Returning Home This Weekend

A record number of travelers are expected to return home from their holiday weekend.


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Washington Monument Reopens In Time For Independence Day

Five years in the making. Saturday, the Washington Monument was reopened just in time for Independence Day.



Maersk Returns To Port Of Baltimore

The most prominent shipping company, Maersk, is now at the Port of Baltimore, resuming operations after leaving nearly two decades ago.


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Concerns About Potential July 4th Terror Attack

Authorities nationwide boost security ahead of the July 4 holiday. Homeland Security and the FBI are warning of ongoing threats from ISIS and lone wolves.


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DOJ Now Looking Into Whether Airlines Are Colluding To Keep Flights Expensive

Are major airlines ganging up on customers to keep air fares high? The Department of Justice launched an investigation including Southwest, American and United airlines.



Confederate Flag Controversy At Washington National Cathedral

The dialogue to take down the Confederate flag continues in Washington where one local church is trying to remove stained glass windows that honor confederate history.



Thousands Of Marylanders Could Soon Lose Medicaid

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Record Number Expected To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

If you are planning a Fourth of July trip, you’re not alone. A record number of Marylanders will be traveling over the holiday weekend.


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Baltimore Churchgoers Pray For Charleston

In Baltimore, worshipers with a connection to Emmanuel AME Church gathered to pray for change.


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Baltimore Archdiocese Requests Money For Summer Jobs Program

Opening your wallet for our city’s youth. The Archdiocese of Baltimore is calling on the public for donations.



Intense Rain, Wind Damage Dozens Of Homes In Silver Spring

It looks like a disaster zone at Eastbourne near Downs Drive in Silver Spring. Neighbors say the worst part of the storm was around 5 a.m. Friday.


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Which Woman’s Face Should Front The New $10 Bill?

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