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James Leonardi - Eyewitness News in the Morning Anchor

Jay joined the Eyewitness News team in August of 2016.

Prior to joining the team, Jay graduated from Columbia College Chicago in May of 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, Jay anchored and reported for Columbia College's weekly newscast "Metro Minutes." He also interned for WGN-TV in Chicago. During his time there, he worked with Morning Anchor Larry Potash.

Jay grew up in Aurora, Illinois. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his two rescue Pit Bulls—Poncho and Arianna.

He is excited to be a part of the Eyewitness News team, and looking forward to hearing stories that all of the Stateline has to offer.

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