Leah Beno

Leah Beno


Leah Beno anchors FOX 9's Saturday and Sunday morning shows and field reports during the week.  She started with FOX 9 in February of 2009 and joined the weekend team five years later.  During her time Leah has been part of the weekend mornings expanding to include a third hour of news on Sunday mornings.

Prior to joining FOX 9, Leah worked at WGHP in North Carolina, and WWTV in Northern Michigan. Leah is a Michigan native and grew up in a suburb of the Detroit area. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at Michigan State University.

Through Leah's career she's reported on a wide range of topics and events.  She's sat one-on-one with Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain, she's covered Super Bowl LII, and more blizzards then she can count. Most memorable days in Leah's career include the day Prince passed away, and the day Jacob Wetterling’s remains were found.

Answer to the most common question: Alarm goes off at 2:30 a.m.

Leah is married and recently expanded her family to include a second son. Just like Beno, her boys are endlessly curious and constantly on the move. 

The latest from Leah Beno

March of Dimes calls attention to maternal mortality rates

The March of Dimes plans to mark Mother's Day while also highlighting a pressing issue: a new report released this past week by the Centers for Disease Control shows that the number of women in the U.S. dying from pregnancy-related complications remains at a crisis level, particularly among women of color.

Feather transplant? MN orgs team up to save swans

Earlier this year, two trumpeter swans were brought in just days apart to Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville. The majority of feathers on both wings of one swan and half of the other were severely tattered, requiring a "feather transplant."

Cases of head and neck cancers rising in younger people

Experts are seeing an increase in head and neck cancers among younger individuals, even those in their 20s. This year, the American Cancer Society estimates that over 50,000 new cases will be diagnosed, with more than 12,000 lives lost to this terrible disease.

MN Paralympic table tennis gold medalist shares secret weapon

Facing his father across the table for several hours each week for as long as he can remember, Ian Seidenfeld started playing recreational ping pong at 5 years old. By 2021, he had grown to be a Paralympic gold medalist, with a true love of table tennis.