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Leah Johansen

Leah Johansen

Leah Johansen is Weekend Managing Editor at 570 NEWS, and can be heard reporting and anchoring in the morning, afternoon, and on weekends.

After moving down the 401 from Georgetown to Waterloo in 2011, Leah's post-secondary education started at Wilfrid Laurier University studying Film and English. Her love of researching and interviewing took her to Conestoga College to study Broadcast Journalism where she fell in love with radio. Throughout her time at Conestoga, Leah worked as a reporter and anchor for 88.3 CJIQ and as a reporter and anchor for Spoke TV, a weekly news show aired on Rogers TV. She picked up awards for Best Radio Documentary, Best Newscast (radio), Best On-Camera Performance, as well as a Rogers Scholarship Award.

Leah began her journey with 570 NEWS in 2014. Her favourite thing about working for 570 NEWS is keeping listeners up to date on local and global breaking news.

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Recent Work by Leah

Police seize vehicles near Bingemans in two separate traffic stops (3 photos)

Police seize vehicles near Bingemans in two separate traffic stops (3 photos)

Regional Police say residents can expect an increased police presence in the area of Bingemans all weekend while the Ever After Music Festival continues
Police asking the public for information in connection to Cambridge assault

Police asking the public for information in connection to Cambridge assault

A 36-year-old man was reportedly assaulted in an alleyway near King Street East and Laurel Street
Ontario Fire Marshal called in to investigate Kitchener house fire

Ontario Fire Marshal called in to investigate Kitchener house fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation
Kitchener man releases voicemail from Doug Ford, says he feels threatened by the Premier

Kitchener man releases voicemail from Doug Ford, says he feels threatened by the Premier

A Kitchener man has made a voicemail by Doug Ford public on Twitter, accompanied by the text message he sent to the PC leader
Kitchener men face charges after break-in reported at Listowel business

Kitchener men face charges after break-in reported at Listowel business

Charges include break and enter, theft over $5,000 and drug possession
Victoria Day fireworks in New Dundee moved to Monday (update)

Victoria Day fireworks in New Dundee moved to Monday (update)

Activities planned for Sunday will now be moved to Monday
Farwell4Hire launch party kicks off this week

Farwell4Hire launch party kicks off this week

570 NEWS talk show host Mike Farwell is looking to raise $150,000 for Cystic Fibrosis research during the month of May
GoFundMe campaign launched in honour of Laurier's Dean of Students

GoFundMe campaign launched in honour of Laurier's Dean of Students

The 43-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle in Waterloo on Wednesday
Missing man found (update)

Missing man found (update)

The man was believed to be in the Guelph or Kitchener area, but was found in Oshawa
Guelph doctor says sticking to permanent Daylight Saving Time could be problematic

Guelph doctor says sticking to permanent Daylight Saving Time could be problematic

Dr. Tami Martino agrees with a private members bill to stick to one time year-round, but suggests staying on winter time could benefit our health
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