Leslie Moreno

Leslie Moreno

WRAL multimedia journalist

Professional experience:

2020- Present, Reporter/MMJ WRAL TV – RALEIGH, DURHAM, FAYETTVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA

2017-2019, Anchor/Reporter- WICS/WRSP-SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

2016-2017, Reporter- WLIO- LIMA,OHIO

News philosophy:

Being a journalist is both humbling and rewarding. Everyday is different and full of surprises.

I get to talk to real people from all walks of life. I get a front seat to life!

I take pride in knowing I can give people a voice and a chance to be heard. Knowing I can make a change by telling impactful stories everyday keeps me going.

I’m curious by nature. I’m a truth seeker and a truth speaker.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 2016, Columbia College, Chicago.

Hometown:

Chicago

Hobbies, interests, community involvement:

Animals, music, art, anything water themed, wine, food!

Family and pets:

I have two dog babies. Pikachu Moreno, 11-year-old shi-tzu and Mafia Moreno, a 3-year-old chiweenie.

Favorite websites, books, movies, podcasts:

My all-time favorite movie is the “Lion King.” It reminds me of my dad and always remembering who you are and where you come from.

Favorite book- “The Great Gatsby”

Like best about NC:

Warmer weather, friendly people!