Tuesday, May 28

Heather Leigh Bio, WFTS, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

Profile

Heather Leigh Biography

Heather Leigh is an American in the journalism field who works for WFTS as a news anchor and reporter. She reports three mornings a week and steps in as the traffic anchor when necessary. In the spring of 2017, she began working for ABC Action News in Tampa. She progressed from reporting on the weekends to reporting Monday through Friday. She was employed at WJXT as a multimedia journalist prior to joining the station.

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Heather Leigh Height

Leigh stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Heather Leigh Age

Leigh keeps her birthdate and year away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when Leigh celebrates her birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Heather Leigh Relatives and Family

Leigh wanted to remain near her family, so she spent the majority of her life in Tampa, where she was raised in Palm Harbor. While her brother resides in Tampa, Heather’s parents continue to reside in Palm Harbor. She keeps information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Heather Leigh Spouse and Children

Leigh is happily married to her loving husband. She got engaged on November 5, 2022, and she posted a photo of the engagement on her Facebook page. The couple has been blessed with one child and is currently expecting her second child. She posted a picture of a baby bump shoot on her Facebook page on November 23. Nonetheless, we will update this information when details regarding it are available to the public.

Heather Leigh Education

Leigh completed her studies at the University of South Florida and obtained a BA in mass communication in 2011.

Professional Life

Heather Leigh Career

Leigh works for WFTS as a news anchor and reporter. She made the switch to Good Morning Tampa Bay’s weekend morning anchor in 2022. These days, she reports three mornings a week and steps in to cover for the traffic anchor as necessary. In the spring of 2017, she began working for ABC Action News in Tampa. She progressed from reporting on the weekends to reporting Monday through Friday.

WJXT employed Leigh as a multimedia journalist prior to joining WFTS. In 2009, Leigh started her career in news by working as an intern at two stations: one in Tampa, Florida, and another in Jacksonville, Florida. She got her love for reporting and her knowledge of how a newsroom functions from there.

Leigh began working for Siouxland News in 2012, following her graduation from the University of South Florida, in the midwest town of Sioux City, Iowa. She anchored and reported the morning news there for two years. She was a regular stand-in for the evening news desk. However, she felt that returning to sunny Florida would be a fantastic next step for her career because she missed her home state. In Jacksonville, she was fortunate to secure a second job at the same station where she completed her internship, Channel 4.

For her article “Shoot, don’t shoot” about police shootings, Leigh earned her first Emmy. Additionally, she took home the Best Multimedia Journalist in a Medium-Sized Market AP Award. A journalist with multi-media skillsets is one who can write, edit, film, and appear on television.

Leigh was eyeing Tampa after three years in Jacksonville. As a reasult of the articles she produced about the shortcomings of the state’s unemployment system during COVID-19, she attained recognition with two Emmy awards. Her work on the unemployment system earned her another AP award, and she was named the best multi-media journalist in a large market.

Heather Leigh Net Worth

Leigh has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist.

Heather Leigh Salary

Leigh receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which she earns working as an anchor.

Heather Leigh Social Media

Leigh has active social media platforms, i.e. Facebook, and Twitter. She has a following of over 9.7K on Facebook and a following of over 1892 on Twitter.

WFTS

At WFTS, Leigh works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Denis Philips
  2. Wendy Ryan
  3. Greg Dee
  4. Jamison Uhler
  5. Shay Ryan
  6. Paul LaGrone
  7. Jason Adams
  8. Deiah Riley
  9. James Tully