Lesli Foster Biography
Lesli Foster is an American Award-winning journalist, reporter and news anchor. Currently working as a weeknight news anchor for WUSA9 since 2001. She also reported for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, where Baltimore’s City Paper named her Best TV News Personality. Her career began in her native Michigan, where she was a weekend anchor and reporter for WEYI-TV, an NBC affiliate outside of Flint, Michigan.
Lesli Foster Age
Foster’s information about the exact date of birth is not yet updated or disclosed to the public.
Lesli Foster Education
Lesli attended and graduated from Howard University with a degree in journalism and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She gives her energy to many causes throughout the metropolitan Washington, DC region, and in 2012 Lesli started an event called “Girlfriends Give Back” which helps raise funds for a different small, but impactful charity from the area each year.
Lesli Foster Husband
Lesli is a married woman and she lives a happy life. Her husband information is not yet updated. Lesli is somehow private when it comes to matters concerning her personal life.Lesli Foster Photo
Lesli Foster Children | Kids
Foster has a daughter with her husband. In her personal time, Lesli enjoys family life being a wife and mom with her husband and daughter.
Lesli Foster Career
Her career work has been recognized with Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, and Associated Press Awards. Lesli received an Emmy Award for Best News Anchor in the Washington, DC market in 2012, and has been nominated for Best Anchor for three consecutive years since 2010. Lesli also earned two more Emmys for reporting on a series on the 40th Anniversary for the March on Washington, and Jeep Gas Tank Fires. All totaled, she has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards. Lesli also received two Edward R. Murrow Awards for stories on the case that helped to coin the term “carjacking” about the case of Dr. Pamela Basu, and Stray Voltage: A Silent Danger. She also won three Associated Press Awards for a series on Jeep Gas Tank Fires, a series on HIV/AIDS and the “Down Low,” and the social impact of Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas.
She was a featured journalist in the book, Women Journalists at Ground Zero, by Judith Sylvester and Suzanne Huffman, which documents the personal experiences of 24 women journalists who covered September 11th.
Prior to joining WUSA9, Lesli reported for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, where Baltimore’s City Paper named her Best TV News Personality. Her career began in her native Michigan, where she was a weekend anchor and reporter for WEYI-TV, an NBC affiliate outside of Flint, Michigan.