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Leyla Santiago Biography

Leyla Santiago is an American and Mexican Television reporter, a correspondent for CNN based in Mexico City. She previously worked as an anchor and reporter for WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina.

She joined the University of Florida where she received a Bachelor’s degree. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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She joined CNN as a correspondent based in Mexico City on October 25th, 2016. The first information of her move was announced by Terence Burke, senior vice president for national news. Her roles are to contribute across CNN’s television and digital platforms, highlighting the relationship between the two countries; Mexico and the United States.

She traveled, tracing the path of the children to the Rio Grande Valley and investigating how the crisis impacted North Carolina. She extensively covered the results of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, which gained her a Peabody Award nomination as well as an Edward R. Murrow Award for CNN.

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She has also served as a morning anchor for KBAK/KBFX in Bakersfield, California, for NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia and as a reporter for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska. In 2010, she won Emmy awards for her coverage of wildfires in California and the 2014 crippling winter storm in Raleigh. In 2011, she was presented with the Mark Twain award for best anchor by the Associated Press.  In 2016, she started working for a CNN network based in Mexico.

Leyla Santiago Cuba

In October 2015, she together with her husband photographer Zac Gooch traveled to Cuba for almost two weeks to investigate the changing relationship between American and the island country. Their journey brought about an award-winning documentary titled, “Inside Cuba.” On the day “Inside Cuba” publicized, Leyla talked with WRAL Morning News anchors Michelle Marsh and Renee Chou about the people she met during her trip.

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She was a news anchor and reporter for WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina, at WRAL, she together with her team won the prestigious Alfred I. DuPont award for the documentary about the surge in illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico ‘The Journey Alone.’

Leyla Santiago Age

She was born on the 12th of July. She celebrates her birthday on 12th July every year

Leyla Santiago Family

She has kept her family and her parents away from the limelight. After a devastating hailstorm damaged the surrounding of her native land, Puerto Rico. She met her parents and had an emotional reunion with her family in Puerto Rico after having been out of touch with them since the storm hit. She has twin siblings, a brother, and a sister.

Leyla Santiago Husband

Even though Santiago is a very private person who loves her privacy, thanks to tweeter for we got the revelation of her marriage. She is married to Zac Gooch, a videographer. The couple met when she was working at the WRAL network. She does not post pictures of her and her husband Zac on social media, most of the time, she always posts photos of the cute stuff that he does with her. For she once posted a picture of a coffee designed with “Be my valentine?” by her husband.

Leyla Santiago body measurements

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  • Hair Colour: Black

Leyla Santiago Salary

Her annual salary is estimated to be between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 or an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32. This is per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States

Leyla Santiago Net Worth

The award-winning journalist, Santiago has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million which he has earned through her successful career as a journalist.

Frequently Asked Questions About Leyla Santiago

Who is Leyla Santiago?

She is one of the Americans best-known and loved journalist

How old is Leyla Santiago?

Her age is still under review

How tall is Leyla Santiago?

Her height records are not available

Is Santiago married?

She is married to her lovely husband Zac Gooch

How much is Santiago worth?

She is an accomplished journalist with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million

How much does Santiago make?

Her annual salary is estimated to be between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 or an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32. This is per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States

Where does Santiago live?

She lives in Washington, D.C.

Is Santiago dead or alive?

She is still alive and in good health.

Where is Santiago now?

She is currently working as a correspondent for CNN

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