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Leah Mishkin

Leah Mishkin is a Digital Journalist at WBTW News13.  She reports during the week and is one of our weekend reporters.

Before coming to News13, Leah worked for WCTV, the CBS affiliate in Tallahassee, Florida as an Associate producer and Website Producer.  She edited the 5pm, 5:30pm, and 6pm shows on a tight deadline.  On the weekend, she was in charge of all the content on the station website.  In addition, she was in charge of updating the social media pages.

Leah is a multimedia journalist who received a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism at Emerson College.  She is currently completing her Master's in Criminal Justice from Boston University.

Leah was raised in the United States but holds dual citizenship from the United States and Belgium.  She is fluent in French.

Leah covered the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac.  She has also extensively covered the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a family whose son was killed as a result of PTSD from the Iraq war, and ongoing coverage of the Occupy Boston movement.  She has done in-depth story coverage of the Middle East conflict, while studying at a communication school in Israel. She was also a writer, anchor, reporter and producer for WEBN-TV, an Associated Press award-winning station.

Leah completed an internship at ABC News, where she helped ABC affiliates across the country find footage for their newscasts and reporter packages. While sitting at her desk doing work, she has been filmed on the set of World News with Diane Sawyer.

Leah is so excited to join the News13 team.  Her passion is meeting new people and telling their stories.  She looks forward to meeting and sharing your story.  If you have story ideas, contact her at lmishkin@wbtw.com or on Facebook.

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