Tracey Leong

Leong Tracey Bio 175x131Tracey Leong joined the WJZ news team 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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Baltimore has made the list of the fittest cities in America.

05/19/2018

Heart Of The School Awards Helping Baltimore Principals Improve Their Schools

The Fund for Educational Excellence is hosting their third award show to honor Baltimore’s outstanding principals.

05/18/2018

Second Chances Program Develops Inmates’ Skills To Reenter Society

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05/13/2018

BGE Holds Annual Event Emphasizing Dangers Of Distracted Driving

BGE partnered with local safety organizations and the Baltimore County Police Department to drive home their message of safety.

05/12/2018

Police Sgt. Who Ran Corrupt Gun Unit Sentenced To 15 Years

A former member of the Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force was sentenced Friday in the corruption case.

05/11/2018

Drivers Being Reminded To Share The Road As More Motorcyclists Hit The Road

Authorities are warning drivers to be aware of an increase in motorcyclists with this warmer weather.

05/10/2018

CDC: Insect-Borne Illnesses On The Rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning the public that dangerous insect-borne illnesses are on the rise.

05/06/2018

Downtown Columbia To Be Redeveloped Into Technology Hub

Howard County is transforming its community, breaking ground on the first mix-use neighborhood to redevelop downtown Columbia.

05/05/2018

Experts Warning Of Dangers Of Leaving Kids In Hot Cars

With the unusual heat wave, health and safety experts are warning parents about the dangers of leaving a child alone in a hot car.

05/03/2018

Man In Critical Condition After Being Rescued From Trench

A man is in critical condition after being rescued from a Harford County trench Wednesday.

05/02/2018

Gala Honors Maryland’s First Responders, Medical Professionals

A special ceremony in Baltimore on Friday celebrated the skilled men and women who save the most critically injured.

04/28/2018

1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Harford County

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Harford County is now up and running.

04/27/2018

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