Leyla Santiago is a Mexican-American journalist shared her wiki including age, height, size, boyfriend / husband name, net worth and salary, family detail. Find out Leyla Santiago education and career graph. Leyla Santiago is a celebrated journalist who has been making her presence felt in the media over the last few years. Santiago has been all over the news for her coverage of a number of events of immense significance. She has also won several accolades and awards throughout her career, including an Emmy Award and a Mark Twain Award.
|Full name||Leyla Santiago|
|Height||5.6 feet / 1.68 m|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Source of Income||Journalist|
Leyla Santiago inaugurated her career as a journalist for KBAK/KBFX, in Bakersfield, California, following which she worked as a reporter for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska. Later she began working for NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia, after which she moved to Raleigh in North Carolina, where she worked as a reporter and an anchor for WRAL. While working there, Santiago won the much-coveted Alfred I. DuPont award for her critically acclaimed documentary ‘The Journey Alone’, in which she traveled to Rio Grande Valley to trace the increase in illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico and its subsequent effect on North Carolina.
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Leyla Santiago won an Emmy award in 2010, for her coverage of wildfires in California. In 2014, the Associated Press awarded her with the Mark Twain Award for her brilliant coverage of the crippling winter storm in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2016, Leyla Santiago started working for CNN, where she is presently employed. As a reporter of CNN, Santiago has traveled to multiple locations all over the world in order to report on various incidents and events.
Leyla Santiago keeps her personal life away from the public eye, as a result of which very little is known about her personal life. Santiago was born to Hispanic parents, and her family reportedly resides in New Mexico. No details have been disclosed by Leyla regarding her boyfriend or husband name, although she is rumored to be married.