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Emily Leonard

Emily Leonard is an Emmy and Mississippi Associated Press award winning journalist who joined the WTVA team in May 2011.

Title: Anchor & Reporter
eleonard@wtva.com

Emily Leonard is an Emmy and Mississippi Associated Press award winning journalist who joined the WTVA team in May 2011. She comes to WTVA from Lubbock, Texas, where she worked as a morning news anchor and reporter for six years at KAMC-TV.

Emily graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Telecommunications. In her career, Emily has covered everything from high-profile murder investigations to a fish with human-like teeth.

Mississippi has quickly become Emily's favorite place to be. Emily serves on the Community Development Foundation's Board of Directors as well as the Tupelo Ballet Board of Directors. She also danced (and won) Dancing Like the Stars benefitting the North Mississippi Boys and Girls Club.

Emily and her husband Matt have two children.

Feel free to email Emily at: eleonard@wtva.com

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Recent Posts by Emily Leonard

Murder suspect now in custody

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the suspect in a fatal shooting last week is now in custody.

Child shot in Monroe County

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says a six-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot.

Man sentenced for downloading child porn using city Wi-Fi

Man sentenced for downloading child porn using city Wi-Fi

Sunshine Mills issues dog food recall

Three brands recalled for excess vitamin D.

Multiple arrests in Booneville

A dozen arrests made in Booneville

Teenager dies in Clay County crash

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a two-car accident in Clay County.

Scores from week 13 of high school football

Your HS football scores

Damage survey confirms tornado in Calhoun County

WTVA Chief Meteorologist Matt Laubhan and the NWS take a look at storm damage in Calhoun County

Calhoun County residents thank God after surviving tornado

WTVA Chief Meteorologist Matt Laubhan caught up with some people who live in Calhoun County and survived the storm.

Alabama election results

Voters across Alabama were having to settle some Republican runoffs for state offices, and voters in Lamar County had a couple of local races to settle as well.

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