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.
North Star Community Rowing is celebrating the grand opening of its very own launch site in northern Minneapolis. The new site is three years in the making and leaders hope this is just the beginning of attracting more people to the sport of rowing.
An eleven year old in Elk River, Minnesota woke up to quite the sight Wednesday morning as she spotted a black bear milling around her neighborhood.
The chip shortage is sending prices of used vehicles skyrocketing and, in some cases, increasing the value of vehicles bought in recent years above their sale price.
This weekend the first cannabis expungement clinic will be held in Minnesota, aiming to help people who qualify to clean up their records.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed Thursday she underwent treatment for breast cancer earlier this year.
As the school year approaches, Minnesota's 12 to 17-year-old populations remain the least vaccinated group in the state.
A jury has acquitted a man charged with shooting towards police officers in an incident during the unrest that followed the death of George Floyd.
University of Minnesota students are starting to move-in on campus and this year there’s one more item on their checklist: submitting their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Soccer fans, mark your calendars. There’s a new way to become partial owner in Minnesota’s new women’s soccer team.
As your Town Ball station, FOX 9 is very excited about the kickoff of the WCH Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament on Friday.