Lesli Foster Bio, Wiki
Lesli Foster is an American award-winning media personality serving as a weeknight anchor for WUSA9 evening broadcasts Monday through Friday. She is also part of the WUSA9’s Special Assignment Unit.
Lesli Foster Age
Lesli was born on December 22, 1975 in Lansing, Michigan. She 45 years old as of 2020.
Lesli Foster Height
Foster boasts of a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Lesli Foster Family
Leslie is the daughter of Gail Foster-Dorsey . Her mother, she claims, is her role model. Gail was one of her school’s two African-American students. Because they were never permitted to ride the school bus with the white pupils, they were forced to walk a mile each way to and from school every day. Except for the teacher, no one at her school ever acknowledged her. Lesli believes that all of her mother’s hardships prepared her for life, which led to her becoming an inspirational educator.
Lesli Foster Husband
Lesli is happily married to the love of her life John Matthewson. He works for the HSC Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting people who suffer social and health-care hurdles as a result of disability, chronic illness, or other factors. A common buddy introduced the two. Lesli and her husband are blessed with one child a daughter known as Jordan.
Lesli Foster Education
In 1997, Leslie enrolled at Howard University. She was the mistress of ceremonies for the 153rd Charter Day Dinner on March 7, 2020.
Lesli Foster Career
Lesli started her career as a weekend anchor and reporter for WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, an NBC affiliate. She later joined Baltimore’s NBC station, WBAL. She primarily covered killings, which she admitted had a toll on her health.
“I was covering tales of young people whose lives were cut short for stupid reasons. Moms were strolling down the street with their babies, asking, “What happened?” “It got to be too much for me,” she added.
9News, which was eventually rebranded to WUSA9, hired her.
Lesli Foster WUSA
Lesli started WUSA9 in 2001 and now works as a weeknight anchor for WUSA9’s evening programs from Monday through Friday. She is also a member of WUSA9’s Special Assignment Unit, where she oversees our “Impact” coverage, which focuses on community issues.
She was previously a consumer reporter. The station teamed together with Call For Action, a pro-consumer non-profit with volunteers across the country.
“Call For Action is a fantastic engine manned entirely by volunteers,” Lesli remarked. They are able to make a difference because they have a group of devoted people whose sole purpose is to assist consumers in solving their problems. They also assist businesses that have been duped or scammed.”
Consumer Team won an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2012 for a piece about stray voltage, which is electricity found on the outside of structures such as manhole covers, bus shelters, parking meters, and even crossing light signals in Washington, D.C.
Rushern Baker, the Prince George’s County Executive, splits his time between administering a county of 900,000 people and caring for his wife, who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
She also spoke with Pam’s husband, Steve Basu, who was assassinated on September 8, 1992. Pam was on her way to pick up their daughter Sarina from preschool for the first time. Basu was photographing Pam and Sarina getting into the car when he unintentionally captured the two men who would commit the heinous act on tape. Steve had never spoken about his wife’s death before agreeing to speak with Lesli and her producer, Stephanie Wilson, at WUSA, 20 years later.
Lesli Foster Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Lesli Foster Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.