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

Or check her out on Facebook or Instagram.

Recent Posts by Emily Leonard

Report: Man drowns in Sardis Lake

Authorities in Lafayette County are investigating the death of a man who apparently drowned at Sardis Lake.

Iuka man, Tennessee woman charged in death of her husband

A Tishomingo County man and a Tennessee woman have now been charged in the death of her husband.

Authorities release name of person found dead in Tupelo lake

Authorities have released the name of the person whose body was found in a lake on the east side of Tupelo.

Second missing teenager found

A teenager from Pontotoc who has been missing since New Year's Eve has now been located.

Noxubee County schools delay start Friday

Noxubee County schools will operate on a two-hour delay Friday.

Governor signs state of emergency proclamation for 8 counties

Bryant announced the proclamation on social media.

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

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