Leyla Santiago Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Salary and Net worth

Leyla Santiago Biography

Leyla Santiago is an American journalist, she is currently working at CNN as a news correspondent based in Miami. Before joining the network she worked as a reporter at WRAL in Raleigh. Santiago joined CNN in 2020.

Leyla Santiago Education

She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

Leyla Santiago CNN

Santiago has been at the forefront of CNN’s coverage of natural disasters, immigration, the Covid-19 pandemic, politics, and the US-Latin American relationship.

Santiago was nominated for a Peabody Award and her team won an Edward R. Murrow award for her extensive coverage of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. She was among the first to reach some of the island’s most remote areas following the hurricane.

After her investigation revealed inaccuracies in the government’s low death toll, officials added more cases to the list of hurricane-related deaths.

Santiago was the first journalist to broadcast live from Sanibel Island during Hurricane Ian coverage in Florida. Her reports shed light on the hurricane’s aftermath and gave voice to the devastated low-income communities.

Santiago joined CNN’s political team in 2020 to report from the campaign trail. She covered Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s and Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaigns, capturing the campaigns’ courtship of voters while focusing on the issues that mattered most to communities across the country.

Santiago spent nearly a month traveling through Mexico with a caravan of migrants who were thrust into the national spotlight after President Trump tweeted about the group in April of 2018. Santiago introduced viewers to the caravan’s families and discussed the complexities of US immigration laws.

She also won the prestigious Alfred I. DuPont Award for the documentary “The Journey Alone,” which focused on the 2014 surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico crossing the United States’ southern border.

Leyla Santiago Salary

Santiago receives an annual salary of  $91,213.

Leyla Santiago Net worth

Santiago has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million.

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Leyla Santiago Age

Santiago is 41 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 12, 1980 in Mexico.

Leyla Santiago Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet tall.

Leyla Santiago Family

Santiago was born and raised by her parents she has however not revealed any details concerning her family.

Leyla Santiago Husband

Santiago is married to  Zac Gooch, he works at WRAL TV as a videographer.

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How Old is Lelyla Santiago?

Santiago is 41 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 12, 1980 in Mexico.

Is Leyla Santiago Married?

Santiago is married to  Zac Gooch, he works at WRAL TV as a videographer.


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