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.
Opening up a box from Honolulu, Rebecca Jorgenson Sundquist is thankful for each and every piece of winter gear her non-profit receives.
On St. Paul’s east side, people lined up for hours for a basic service that many of us take for granted: Laundry.
A large group protested the University of Minnesota’s decision to cut three men’s sports Wednesday afternoon, including a group of Gopher Football players hoping to help their fellow student athletes.
You’ll likely be noticing the color teal popping up across the metro and the state for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
An NFL executive says fans should expect a very different football broadcast as the 2020 season kicks off Thursday night.
A couple of Twin Cities taxi drivers are both recovering after separate assaults Tuesday.
Students in Eden Prairie, Minnesota were back in the classroom on Wednesday for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March.
Ground broke this week on what is said to be one of the last empty industrial plots of land in the “Golden Triangle” between I-494, Highway 169 and Highways 212 and 62.
Multiple businesses in downtown Minneapolis are assessing the damage after unrest broke out Wednesday night.
As the unrest in Ethiopia continues, both Minnesota senators are sending a joint letter to the U.S. Department of State in an effort to help free two Minnesotans detained there.