Latino Heat: Leyla Santiago
Leyla Santiago is a new name in the world of news and journalism. Perhaps because of the fact that the foreign correspondent has been the most sturdy and the down to earth voice in all of journalism but has still stayed away from the limelight. The way she talks, the smile that is launched and the comments made have been mesmerizing. Leyla Santiago, better known around the world as the Mexican Correspondent for CNN International and also the worker of different other news promotions, she is an Emmy Award winner for her coverage of wildfire in California and many more.
Leyla was born to Hispanic parents and even though her roots come from Mexico, she was raised and brought up in America. Regarding her education, she completed her schooling from a local school. But regarding her graduation, she did it from a prestigious institution and from the University of Florida where she got her degree in journalism. Leyla is an American citizen but is from a Latin/Hispanic ethnicity.
Before joining CNN, Leyla made her career from small projects and from small news associations and organizations. Leyla started her career in field of journalism by working as a morning host for the KBAK organization which is currently known as the KBFX. This organization is located in Bakersfield, California. Similarly, Leyla Santiago then went on to operate as a reporter for KTUU. This was a rather difficult work but a fun one as the headquarters had assigned her to the Alaska branch and also at the NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Before making it into the limelight in CNN, she worked for the WRAL, which was in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her track record was very impressive at the time because she and her team won the Alfred I, Dupont award for their work in the documentary “The Journey Alone”. This documentary worked on and was relating the illegal migrants from Mexico and Central American countries. During her stints at the WRAL, she also was the recipient of the Mark Twain award for her contributions and her work in the field.
From 2016, Leyla works for the CNN. She works there as their international correspondent and also an anchor. She is seen visiting many places around the world where she presents the news in their true form. She has been awesome at her current job and is the best person to do.
Leyla is single and is currently living a happy life. She is one of the career-focused people and has not been involved in any sorts of rumors regarding relationships and love. She is career focused and that seems to be the only thing that is in her mind right now. Some sources, however, say that she might have a husband but, we are not so sure about that and it stays as it is. Leyla resides in Mexico City because of her work and until she seems really happy and content with her life alone.
Her exact body measurement is not known as of now and is still under review. But, what we know is she is over 5 feet in height and weighs about 55 kilograms. She has a decent body but the exact measurement is unknown as of now.
Being a well-known and renowned journalist and correspondent of CNN and many other promotions, Leyla Santiago is very active on the social media. When we look in the media, she can be found and followed on Twitter with the handle @leylasantiago. Moreover, she is on Instagram as well and also can be found at @leylasantiagocnn and in addition to this, on Facebook as well. She has around 4.2k followers and she frequently updates about her activities and interacts with her fans and followers. More detailed information on her bio can be found from her blogs and websites about her.
Leyla Santiago is really a hard worker and her earnings is equivalent to the hard work that she puts on. This has hence helped her earn a good amount of money in her lifetime. Her net worth is estimated to be around 1 million dollars and since she is still in her prime, we can expect this number to go more and higher as time passes.