Leigh Frillici

Award-winning reporter, yogi, momma, dancer of all genres (OK, maybe, not all… just don’t ask me to breakdance).

Leigh Frillici
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Get 2 Know Me

  • I’ve lived in Houston for 11 years.
  • Attended the University of Pennsylvania and I loved it. Turns out my daughter’s teacher here in Houston went to Penn too (Go, Quakers!). I think we are both silently rooting for her to go there someday.
  • My amazing mom and dad are in Connecticut. My talented brother is in California with his family.
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If you’re going for it, go!

Something my mom used to say when we crossed a busy street, but it applies to so many other things in life.

I always carried a book bag and a dance bag on my shoulder - I loved news and musical theater. Right out of college, I worked professionally in musical theater and toured through Europe in a Broadway show.

But, when I had the chance to step into a newsroom and saw how we could help people during difficult times (like Harvey) as well as experiencing the adrenaline rush of getting information to people during a breaking news story, I knew I wanted to be a part of it.

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