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.
Lawrence Residents Head Home Amid Uncertainty And FearThousands of Merrimack Valley residents have been given the all clear to return home, but many are still trying to recoup all that they’ve lost.
Bikers Hit The Road To Help Babies ThriveIncreasingly, advice for caring for newborns is consistent: Breast-feed your baby. But what if that’s not possible? Help may arrive on two wheels.
A Room With A View: UMass Boston Opens Its First DormsThe new dorms at UMass Boston offer breath-taking views and a chance for students to excel. But do they come at cost for the larger student population?
Amid Changing Demographics, Left-Leaning Democrats Challenge Everett's Political EstablishmentIn a year when left-leaning democrats are gaining momentum, a political newcomer hopes to capitalize on changing demographics in the city of Everett.
In The Wake Of Tragedy, South Boston Residents Want Safer StreetsA toddler’s death has brought into sharp focus something city and state leaders have long known: South Boston streets are dangerous.
Amid A Shortage, Diving Deep For LifeguardsIn the 1980s, getting a lifeguard job for the summer meant beating out stiff competition. Now, job seekers hoping to become lifeguards are hard to come by.