Leah Duncan

Leah Duncan

BER Mentorship Coordinator

Since the spring of 2021, Leah has been overseeing BER’s mentorship program and recently took on the additional role of mentor network director for the American Journalism Online program.

Prior to her work with NYU, Leah was a financial news anchor, reporter and producer for Reuters video in New York. While there, she was responsible for anchoring multiple, daily shows for both U.S. and international clients while providing live news hits on the biggest business and political stories of the day. Leah was also a part of several diversity initiatives at Reuters and played an integral role in the creation of the Reuters-NABJ Graduate Fellowship for incoming graduate students in the BER program. She has also held positions at Bloomberg Television and The Fox Business Network.

Leah holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from New York University’s Business and Economic reporting program in December 2009. She is passionate about her family, her faith and giving back to her community.

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