Lesli Foster Bio-Wiki, Age, Height,, Husband, Husbands, Name, Salaryy And MNetworth

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Lesli Foster Biography-Wiki

Lesli Foster is a Murrow, Associated Press, and Emmy award-winning journalist who co-anchors WUSA 9 News at 5, 6, and 11 pm. She is also part of the WUSA9’s Special Assignment Unit leading the “Impact” coverage that tackles community issues.

Lesli joined WUSA 9 in 2001, and has covered everything from the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack on the Pentagon, to the 40th Anniversary of the March on Washington, to the Serial Sniper story, to Chandra Levy’s disappearance and murder, to HIV/AIDS and the “Down-Low.”

Lesli is a featured journalist in the book, Women Journalists at Ground Zero, by Judith Sylvester and Suzanne Huffman, which documents the personal experiences of 24 female journalists who covered September 11th.

Lesli has interviewed many national luminaries.

Prior to joining 9 NEWS NOW, Lesli was a reporter for WBAL-TV, where she was named Best TV-News Personality by Baltimore’s City Paper. She began her career in her native Michigan, where she was a weekend anchor and reporter for WEYI-TV, an NBC affiliate in Flint, Michigan.

Lesli Foster Age

Foster is 45 years old as of 2020.

Lesli Foster Height

Leslie stands at an approximated height of 5’3″ (1.60 m). However, details regarding his other body measurements are currently not publicly available.

Lesli Foster Education

As a graduate of DC’s Howard University, Lesli gives her time to many causes and organizations throughout the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Journalism, she says, is her life’s work, and an essential way to make a difference in the lives of people. Lesli lives in Maryland with her husband and daughter.

Lesli Foster Family

Her mother is Gail Foster-Dorsey. Her mother was one of two African-American students who integrated John Glenn High School, in Westland, Michigan back in 1963. Gail was never allowed on the bus with white students, so she and her classmate ended up walking a mile each way, to and from school, every day.

No adult in her school, besides the teachers, ever acknowledged her. “She believes this prepared her for life and she went on to become an inspirational educator,” Lesli says. Her information regarding her father is not yet available but once confirmed it will be updated as soon as possible.

Lesli Foster Father

Details regarding her father are still under investigation.

Lesli Foster Husband

Foster is married to John Mathewson. Lesli met her husband, John Mathewson, through a mutual friend, and they have been married for eight years.

Lesli Foster Howard University

As a graduate of DC’s Howard University, Lesli gives her time to many causes and organizations throughout the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Journalism, she says, is her life’s work, and an essential way to make a difference in the lives of people. Lesli lives in Maryland with her husband and daughter.

Lesli Foster Ethnicity

Her ethnicity is Black.

Lesli Foster Awards

Known for her warmth, and ability to share impactful stories that have an effect on our wider community, she thrives on work that touches everyday living. While her work has allowed her to interview many local, national and international luminaries, she most enjoys talking with ordinary people who use their lives to do extraordinary things.

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.

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