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.