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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

Regional Police, Guelph Police team up to make child porn arrest

Regional Police, Guelph Police team up to make child porn arrest

A 34-year-old Guelph man was arrested and charged after officers searched his home on Friday
Ornge air ambulance called to Waterloo Region three times in one day

Ornge air ambulance called to Waterloo Region three times in one day

Local paramedics are reminding everyone safety shouldn't take a backseat on a dry, sunny day
One person sent to hospital after disturbance in Kitchener (4 photos)

One person sent to hospital after disturbance in Kitchener (4 photos)

Police tell 570 NEWS they were called to the area Sunday morning after reports of a disturbance
Man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle crash in New Hamburg (3 photos)

Man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle crash in New Hamburg (3 photos)

A 56-year-old man has been airlifted to a trauma centre with possible life-altering injuries
Wellington County OPP concerned with spike in vehicle thefts this year

Wellington County OPP concerned with spike in vehicle thefts this year

OPP say they are already into triple-digits when it comes to the number of vehicle thefts this year
Over 30 deaths reported in OPP patrolled areas this summer

Over 30 deaths reported in OPP patrolled areas this summer

Officers have responded to fatal collisions, deaths on trails, boat or water-craft related incidents and drowning deaths
Bauman found guilty of first-degree murder in 2011 killings of Linda and Cheyenne Daniel

Bauman found guilty of first-degree murder in 2011 killings of Linda and Cheyenne Daniel

Sentencing for 46-year-old Glenn Bauman is expected July 26
Kitchener man dead after crash in Haldimand County

Kitchener man dead after crash in Haldimand County

Police believe a sedan heading southbound on Highway 56 collided with a commercial motor vehicle carrying flammable liquids
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
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