Leyla Santiago, the CNN news correspondent, is very passionate about her work as a journalist. The anchorwoman has worked through various obstacles, reporting in the severe natural calamities that she published in San Juan, Puerto Rico is one of the higher commitment that the woman had for her job. Besides that, Santiago has even won the Colombian Award for her news reporting across the border of North California.
The CNN News Correspondent:
Leyla Santiago works with the CNN broadcasting network at its office based in Mexico City. She joined CNN in the year 2016.
Before joining the biggest networking television in news broadcasting, Santiago worked for the WRAL in Raleigh, North California as an anchor and a reporter. The work of the reporter was also appreciated by the WRAL’s news director, Rick Gall for their effortless work in the documentary show, ‘The Journey Alone.’
She is the recipient of the Emmy Awards for the coverage of wildfires in California in 2010. She was also awarded the Mark Twain award in 2011 as the best anchor.
Leyla Is Married!
The beautiful host is everything a man wishes for in a woman, but you might want to reconsider your thought of dreaming about her, as she is a married woman.
Leyla, who is secretive when it comes to personal life, is married to a man named Zac Gooch. Her husband is the videographer at WRAL TV. Zac often posts pictures with his wife in eccentric locations. On 23rd October 2014, he uploaded a photo with his wife.
Leyla Santiago with her husband, Zac Gooch on 23rd October 2014(Photo Credit: Zac’s Facebook)
Do They Have Any Children?
The couple, who haven’t shared their marriage details yet, are secretive about the plans of children. As of now, the pair doesn’t have any kids, and their busy professional life might have played a part in it.
Emotional Reunion With Her Family:
The news anchor managed her time to be with her family when a devastating hailstorm damaged the entire surrounding of her native land, Puerto Rico. Leyla’s parents were delighted to see their daughter.
Leyla Santiago emotional reunion with her parents in 2017 (Photo Credit: edition.cnn.com)
In her family, she has twin siblings in the form of a brother and a sister. And on 20 September 2012, she wished her brother and sister and mentioned that she is lucky to have them in her life.
Leyla’s Short Bio:
The anchorwoman was born on July 12. Her wiki doesn’t reveal about her birth year. However, she probably ages around the thirties. Santiago holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Florida. She stands a decent height and belongs to Hispanic ethnicity.