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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Volkswagen Issues Apology After Emissions Scandal

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Volkswagen is at the center of one of the biggest scandals in the company’s history. Tracey Leong reports for WJZ. The emissions rigging “defeat system” allowed more than 11 million cars to pass […]


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Workers Upset After Shift Change At BaltCo 911 Call Center

A major shift change at the Baltimore County 911 call center prompting outrage from workers at the center, where two dozen have already left.



Police Continue Investigation Into 9-Year-Old’s Shooting

Another child becomes a victim of gun violence—this time, a nine-year-old was shot outside her home while playing on Sunday afternoon. This happened in the same neighborhood where three-year-old McKenzie Elliott was murdered more than a year ago.



9-Year-Old Shot When Gunman Opens Fire In Baltimore

A 9-year-old girl playing on her steps is shot on Sunday afternoon after police say the shooter missed their intended target.


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Kinky Boots Comes To Baltimore

The Broadway season arrives at the Hippodrome. Kicking it off is the six time Tony award-winning musical Kinky Boots.


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Amazon Opens New Fulfillment Center In Baltimore

The biggest retailer in the world, Amazon, is open for business in Baltimore. It’s providing thousands of jobs and packages to our region.


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University Of Maryland Considering To Change Football Stadium Name

Some have argued the football stadium is named after a man with racist beliefs, and this campaign is prompting the university president to form a group to evaluate their options.


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Rep. Cummings Weighs In On New Freddie Gray Report

Congressman Elijah Cummings says the revelations will help the public better understand the allegations.


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Baltimore Sky Watchers Gather For Rare Supermoon

Sunday is the night to catch a rare sight in the sky. Known to many as the blood moon total lunar eclipse.



Harford Co. Animal Shelter Seeking Help To Avoid Euthanization

HARFORD COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)–The Humane Society of Harford County  may soon have to euthanize their animals due to overcrowding in their shelters. WJZ’s Tracey Leong explains. Kennels are overflowing with adoptable pets and time is […]


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6 Local Teens Honored By The White House

Six local teens were honored by the White House for their extraordinary accomplishments.


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Professor Remembers Amy Schumer’s Time At Towson

Towson University alumna Amy Schumer took home her first Emmy!