Michaela Leung

Michaela Leung

Michaela Leung is a New York native who spent most of her time in Georgia. She joined the Local News 8 team in July 2017 and is excited to get her start in news.

From an early age, she had dreams of being a news reporter. This led her to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in mass media at Valdosta State University. Michaela also graduated with an Institutional Cross-Training Certificate in journalism. During her time at Valdosta State she reported and anchored for her school’s news program, News Valdosta. She worked as a Student Assistant at VSU’s Media Center, as the Entertainment/Web Editor for the campus paper The Spectator and as a Freelance Photographer.  In addition to working, she also spent time interning for the City of Valdosta’s government access channel, Metro 17 and for WALB News 10. She spent over a year as the Campus Correspondent for VSU’s chapter of Her Campus and was heavily involved in the Society for Collegiate Journalists.

Michaela is excited to be in Idaho Falls and looks forward to telling the stories of those in the community. If you have any story ideas feel free to contact her via email or social media.

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