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 spring market at the St. Paul Farmers Market kicks off Saturday morning. Here's a recipe for carnitas, one of the vendors' demos.
One of the youngest students at the University of Minnesota at 13-years-old, Elliott Tanner is on the verge of graduation.
After witnessing the war in person, the owners of Art Factory Twin Ports decided that everything they sell now on Etsy would go to help people living in Ukraine.
Sarah Curfman, executive director of Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota, joins FOX 9 Morning News on Sunday to talk about how Minnesotans are celebrating World Down Syndrome Day.
Two veterinarians are opening a hybrid dog park and bar that will also serve pet owners coffee, wine and more.
From the first steps of getting the St Patrick’s Day parade moving to the overflowing sea of green, people were eager to once again line the streets of St Paul.
David Kotsonas, director of operations at the St. Paul Growers Association, shows a sneak peak of the Chocolate Chaga Banana Pancake recipe featured at the "Well into March" food and wellness celebration Saturday.
Dorota Serafin, an alumna of the U of M's Carlson School of Management, is leading humanitarian aid efforts at the Ukraine and Poland border.
A longstanding nonprofit that has fought for the Boundary Waters preservation is officially closing.
Just days away from International Women’s Day on March 8, Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater has a trio of all female brewers that have a long-standing fascination with fermentation.