kristi leigh

 

Resume

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

KMPH-FOX26/KPTM-FOX42         Fresno, CA/Omaha, NE                                              March 2020 – March 2021

Main Anchor

  • Anchor 10pm for KMPH and 9pm for KPTM & special assignment reporter
  • Town Hall Moderator
  • Social Media Manager

 

WTOL-TV                  Toledo, OH                                                                       February 2017 - February 2020

Main Anchor

  • Anchor 5, 6 & 11pm & occasional special assignment reporter
  • “Family Focus” segment contributor
  • Social Media Manager

 

 

WNWO-NBC24          Toledo, OH                                                                              May 2015 - February 2017

Anchor/Reporter

  • Evening Anchor, Reporter
  • Producer/host of sponsored weekly wellness segment
  • Write web stories and post video to NBC24.com

 

WTVG-13ABC             Toledo, OH                                                                                   April 2012 - May 2015

Reporter/Anchor

  • Enterprise stories, conduct interviews, write
  • Front stories and some interviews LIVE
  • Fill-in anchor and traffic anchor
  • Write web stories and post video to 13ABC.com
  • Manage several 13ABC social media outlets

 

WUPW-FOX                Toledo, OH                                                                                  July 2008 - April 2012

Reporter/Anchor

  • Anchored Fox Toledo at Mid-Day and fill-in anchor
  • Wrote, shot, edited, and anchored financial segment 2009-2011 (“Market Minute”)
  • Research, shoot, write, and edit packages one-man-band style
  • Front stories LIVE

 

WLMB                        Toledo, OH                                                                                      Fall 2010 - Present

Share-a-thon Host

  • Host of each week-long LIVE airing of WLMB pledge drive
  • Three seasons a year (spring, fall, and winter) appeal to viewers to send in their gifts/support by talking about station goals, reading pledges, and more

 

WTOS-CW                  Toledo, OH                                                                                Sept. 2007 - July 2008

Host, Emcee, & Commercial Work

  • Host of Emcee area movie premieres, charity events or other events
  • Co-host of a LIVE simulcast of the 2008 Red, White & Kaboom fireworks display

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Jan 2003 - May 2007

Bachelors of Arts and Sciences in Broadcast Journalism; Minor in Business

 

 

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

- Emmy-nominated for “Best Evening Newscast” 2019

- Ohio Associated Press “Best Enterprise Reporting” 1st Place Winner 2019

- Penta Outstanding Alumnus Award

- Ohio Associated Press “Best Anchor” 1st Place Winner 2017

- Ohio Associated Press “Best Enterprise Reporting” and “Best Anchor” 2nd Place Winner 2015

- Ohio Associated Press “Best Enterprise Reporting” 1st Place Winner 2014

- Best Package Award 2006/2007, Best Anchor Award 2006/2007, Best Reporter Award 2005/2006

- BGSU “Outstanding Broadcast Award” 2007