Leslie Sykes Biography and Wiki
Leslie Sykes is an American journalist, television anchor, and reporter who currently works at KABC-TV as a morning and midday co-anchor on the station’s “Eyewitness News”.
Leslie’s first employment was at the now-defunct Los Angeles Herald-Examiner as a general assignment reporter. KCOP-TV, a small independent television station, offered me an internship. As a result, I was hired as a desk assistant in the news department of Fox affiliate KTTV.
Her breakthrough came when she landed her first on-air job at WDAM-TV in Mississippi where she served as both a reporter and news anchor. SHe anchored three shows in a day as well as produced a newscast. A while after receiving her first major market assignment, she went back to Los Angeles where she joined KABC-TV as a general assignment reporter.
Sykes was later promoted to the role of co-anchor of the weekend edition of “Eyewitness News” and further on to an anchor role where she was in charge of the 11am-Noon show.
Sykes has since revealed that in 1998, she was approached by WBBM-TV who had the intent of snatching her from KABC-TV, an offer which she declined and opted to stay in LA rather than moving to Chicago.
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Leslie Sykes Age
Sykes is 56 years old as of 2021, she was born on June 27, 1965, in the USA, She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of June every year
Leslie Sykes Height and Weight
Sykes stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a moderate weight.
Leslie Sykes Parents
Sykes was born in San Diego, California, and raised in Compton, by her loving parents, Abel Baxton Sykes and Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes. She has two older sisters whose names are, Daphne Grace and Dawn Carol. Leslie holds a degree in English from Spellman College. While at college, Sykes appeared in the film, School Daze as “Miss Mission”
Leslie Sykes Husband | Married
Sykes is married to her loving husband. In their marriage, she and her husband have been blessed with one wonderful child.
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Leslie Sykes Salary
Leslie receives an annual salary of $75,000-$90,000 from her career as a news journalist.
Leslie Sykes Net Worth
Sykes has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$500,000 as of 2022.