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Leah Fleming

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Leah Fleming’s passion for local public radio journalism and exciting news partnerships is what brings her to Macon. She joined GPB in 2013 following six years at WLRN-Miami Herald News, in Miami, where she served as a reporter and All Things Considered anchor before being named deputy news director.

Prior to her time in South Florida, Leah worked as Morning Edition host/reporter at WABE Public Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. There she was acknowledged for her work including an award from the National Association of Black Journalists for her interview with professional boxer Laila Ali. Leah fell in love with the art of radio during a summer internship in college. Since then she has reported, produced and anchored news programs at several stations, including WAMC Northeast Public Radio in Albany, New York, and WJCT Public Broadcasting in Jacksonville, Florida. Leah has also worked at NPR in Washington as a producer and mentor with NPR’s Next Generation project. Raised in New York, Leah holds a Master of Science degree in communication arts.

Latest From This Author

Atlanta Hawks Look For Second Wind In NBA Playoffs

The NBA playoffs began this past weekend and it was a rough start for the Atlanta Hawks. They lost on Sunday to the Washington Wizards, 114-107, in the first of a seven game series. It's been an up ...

April 17, 2017

Music Minute: Amy Ray Of The Indigo Girls

On this day in 1964, Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls was born in Decatur, Georgia. ...

April 12, 2017

Dogwood Festival Spotlight: Felicita

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival will feature a number of local talents. One of the musicians performing this weekend is Felicita. She’s a vocalist, guitarist, and a student at Georgia State Universit...

April 7, 2017

Dogwood Festival Spotlight: Antonio Rodriguez

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival kicks off today. It will feature more than 50 performances over the next three days. One of those performers is Antonio Rodriguez. He’s a musician and singer from Vera...

April 7, 2017

The 81st Atlanta Dogwood Festival

It started in 1936 as an event to put Atlanta on the map. Now it’s the oldest outdoor festival in Atlanta and a classic opening to spring. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival returns to the city for the ...

April 7, 2017

News

Macon Negro League Players Make History!

A Macon teenager's love for baseball has lead him to unearth Negro League history. Gordon Smith, the 15-year-old Eagle Scout and JV baseball player at his high school, discovered Negro League...

February 29, 2016 - 9:18am

Macon&Eggs:Middle Georgians Get Ready For Super Tuesday Plus C.T. Vivian Visits Macon!

Super Tuesday and a Civil Rights giant coming to Macon top the list of headlines in Middle Georgia this week. Charles Richardson, editorial page editor for the Telegraph and GPB Macon's Leah Fleming...

February 25, 2016 - 5:53am

Your Middle GA Events: Black History & a Rodeo!

We’ve got theater, music and black history. Here to share some events around the three are Betsy Fitzgerald, a local harpist, and Jackie K. Cooper, a film critic with the Huffington Post. Here are...

February 18, 2016 - 12:05pm

Macon&Eggs: Gun Violence Hits The Mercer University Community

The Mercer University community continues to mourn the shooting death of student and basketball player Jibri Bryan. Each week journalists Charles Richardson, editorial page editor for the Telegraph...

February 4, 2016 - 10:13am

The Arts Community's Innovative Approach To Flat State Funding

Funding for the arts is sometimes the first thing to go when state budgets are tight and cuts are being made. So how do local arts groups manage to survive, let alone thrive? Many local theaters in...

February 1, 2016 - 7:35am

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