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.
Not So Sweet: Maple Syrup Producers In A War Of Words Over New Food LabelsFood labels are getting an overhaul, but the fine print contradicts a key selling point for maple syrup makers.
Could Rising Apartment Buildings Counter Rising Rents?Will an apartment building boom make the Boston-area more affordable? The answer may determine whether the next generation of workers can afford to stay.
As Ocean Water Changes, Oyster Growers Turn To TechnologyOysters are one of the top seafoods produced in New England, right behind lobster and sea scallops. But, along a saltwater river in Maine, an oyster farmer is using technology to make his business resilient.
Time To Float Another Idea: Walling Off Water Won't Work In BostonOne big idea to protect Boston from devastating coastal storms: build a giant harbor wall. An 8-month study looks at how it would work and if it’s worth the cost.
Why Recycling Costs More Than GarbageOur out-of-sight, out-of-mind relationship with old newspapers and pieces of packaging could soon change. A global shake up is making recycling more difficult and costly.
Need For Speed: Wellesley High Runner Excels On Another Race TrackMany parents delight in nurturing a kid’s promise in math or music or kicking a soccer ball. But what if your kindergartener shows an unusual aptitude for driving? For one local family, it’s been quite a ride.