Leslie Ackerson is a popular American journalist presently serving as a multimedia journalist and a reporter for WBIR Channel 10 based in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. Formerly, Leslie worked for WIAT-TV based in Birmingham, Alabama as an associate producer.
Leslie Ackerson Age
Leslie Ackerson was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. He is around 32 years old, although details regarding her exact date and year of birth remain an enigma.
Leslie Ackerson Height
Leslie is a woman of moderate stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (Approx. 1.68 m).
Leslie Ackerson Family
Leslie Ackerson was born and brought up by her hardworking and caring parents in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. However, Tess has managed to keep her personal details away from the limelight, hence she has disclosed any information concerning her parents or whether she has any siblings.
Leslie Ackerson Education
Leslie attended and graduated with a high school diploma from Karns High School in 2009. Moreover, she later attended Samford University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relation and a minor in Film in 2013.
Leslie Ackerson Husband
Leslie is blissfully hitched to her beloved husband called Bo. On November 29, 2020, the couple welcomed their firstborn child called Heidi James. Currently, the family stays together in Knoxville, Tennessee. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, working out at her Crossfit gym, and reading a good novel.
Leslie Ackerson Salary
She earns a decent salary of $85,200 annually. This is according to WBIR reporters’ salaries.
Leslie Ackerson’s Net Worth
Leslie Ackerson has amassed a good fortune through her passion-oriented hard work in her career and has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Leslie Ackerson Career
Leslie joined the NBC affiliate WBIR Channel 10 back in November 2014. She is a multimedia journalist as well as a reporter who sets up film interviews, generates story ideas, and shoots videos. Furthermore, Leslie edits footage, works under deadlines, promotes stories through Twitter and social media, and also writes the script.
Before joining WBIR, Leslie served as a sports production assistant at WIAT-TV in Birmingham, Alabama where she joined in august 2013. She was later promoted to become an assignment news editor a role she holds from October 2013 to April 2014. Furthermore, from April 2014 to September 2014, she was again promoted to the role of associate producer.
She served at Samford University on Student Documentary Team from January 2013 to May 2013. While there, Leslie filmed “Brewingham” and served as a co-producer of the student documentary team. Furthermore, she was responsible for leading a student documentary team that filmed, edited, and interviewed a 45-minute documentary on the brewery culture in Birmingham.