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.

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Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds

According to the report published in the journal BMJ, deaths due to cirrhosis increased by 65 percent from 2009 to 2016.


Summer Camp In Baltimore For Aspiring Broadway Stars

A special summer camp is teaching students how to prepare for a career in the theatre.


Maryland Zoo Welcomes Two Piglets To Their Farmyard

The Maryland Zoo welcomes two new additions to their zoo, two Kunekune pigs named Wilbur and Orville. 


Everyman Theatre Celebrates Favorite Broadway Songs With New Show

A summer cabaret at Everyman Theatre features two of Broadway’s biggest stars singing showtune classics from more than a dozen productions.


Md. Native Travis Pastrana Completes Three Evel Knievel Stunts

Maryland’s own x-games star Travis Pastrana completes three of Evel Knievel’s most outrageous stunts in just three hours.


Md. On Pace For One Of Deadliest Boating Years In Recent History

There have been 11 boating fatalities off the Maryland shores so far this year, so police are stepping up efforts to keep boaters safe during the busy season. 


Ocean City Foundation Provides Sick Children An Escape From Reality

One group in Ocean City is providing hope and comfort to families caring for children battling life-threatening illnesses.


Ocean City Businesses Reap Benefits Of Large Crowds During July 4th

Thousands are celebrating the Fourth of July in Ocean City this week and businesses are banking on the holiday crowd to kick off their peak season.


Baltimore Offering Free Meals This Summer For City Youth

Baltimore is promising to keep city youth healthy with a summer commitment to serve more than one million meals.


Mayor’s Scholars Program Offering Free Tuition For Baltimore Students

Hundreds of Baltimore students will be going to college for free this fall as part of the Mayor’s Scholars Program.


Md. Orthodontist Has Unique Policy For Kids Who Lose Their Retainer

An orthodontist in Harford County is encouraging his patients to get creative when they lose their retainer by giving them a fun assignment.


Fire Crews Rescue Mother, 3-Year-Old From Burning Home

A mother and her toddler were rescued from their burning home in Prince George’s County.