Stephanie Leydon is a senior editor at WGBH News. She works with reporters to develop television stories and also contributes timely features to all WGBH platforms including the nightly news and public affairs television program Greater Boston, 89.7 FM Boston’s Local NPR and WGBH News.org.
Before coming to WGBH, Stephanie spent 16 years as a news reporter and anchor at television stations in Georgia, New Hampshire and Boston. Her work has been recognized with a regional Emmy award for spot news coverage, a Massachusetts Broadcasters award for a program on early childhood education, and multiple Emmy award nominations for hosting, feature reporting and a series on early onset Alzheimer’s.
Stephanie's work has aired on NPR's Morning Edition, NPR's All Things Considered, PBS NewsHour and The Tavis Smiley Show.
Will Cursive Writing Survive?The importance of a legible and consistent signature was brought into sharp relief in the aftermath of the midterm elections. But many schools are cutting back on teaching cursive writing.
Taking Aim: Wayland Resident Seeks Local Shooting RestrictionsIn Massachusetts, political debate about guns has filtered down to the most local form of government: town meeting. Wayland residents will decide a measure that would tightly restrict gun use.
Why Don't All Football Players Develop CTE? It May Be GeneticsBoston University researchers have discovered in severe cases of CTE, there's a common genetic variation.
A Local Holocaust Survivor Offers A Warning: 'It Starts Slowly'A Wellesley grandmother is among those watching the events in Pittsburgh unfold. She’s also a Holocaust survivor. Her image is part of a public art installation aimed at encouraging viewers to consider the past and the present.
The Country’s Most Valuable Fishing Port Gears Up For Wind EnergyOff-shore wind farms have been operating for years in Europe, now there are plans to build one off the coast of Massachusetts.
A Proposed Boston Harbor Bridge Creates A DivideBoston city officials say the bridge will provide a crucial link to a planned addiction treatment campus. Many in Quincy suspect it will lead to much more widespread development and disruption.