Laslie Mayes Biography
Leslie Mayes is an American journalist who presently works as a weekday news correspondent for NBC Connecticut. In 2015, she became a member of the station’s staff. She is also the creator and host of Connecticut in Color, a program committed to spotlighting the stories and discussing the issues that affect the communities of color in the Nutmeg State.
Mayes previously worked as a morning reporter for News 14 Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to her stint in the south, she worked as a Washington bureau producer for Time Warner Cable News, where she covered national politics. Leslie also covered both of President Barack Obama’s inaugurations as well as multiple State of the Union addresses while in the nation’s capital.
Leslie began her career in television as a news assistant and photographer for NY1 News in New York City. She followed the Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama presidential campaigns, the New York State Senate Coup, and Eliot Spitzer’s resignation on the campaign trail while she was there.
Mayes was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and she attributed her early interest in news and current events, particularly national politics, to her upbringing in the nation’s capital. Leslie studied government and politics at St. John’s University in New York City and graduated with honors.
She’s also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and enjoys working with youngsters from underserved neighborhoods and telling tales that could otherwise go undetected.
Leslie enjoys planning her next international vacation, cooking, and finding a new neighborhood restaurant to enjoy a wonderful meal in her spare time.
Leslie Mayes Age
How old is Leslie Mayes? Mayes is 38 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 19, 1984, in Washington, D.C., the United States. In addition, she usually celebrates her birthday on the 19th of June every year, and her birth sign is Gemini.
Leslie Mayes Family
Mayes was born in Washington to Geraldine Thompsom Mayes, mother, and Stanley J. Mayes, father. Her father is the owner of Divine Shine, a shoe repair and leather care company in Washington. He is also a member of the District of Columbia Democratic State Committee. Her mother is a former restaurant manager for Marriott, the hospitality company, and also served in several dining halls at Georgetown University.
Leslie Mayes Husband
Mayes is married to her beloved husband, Kerwin Richard Low. The duo tied the knot on October 12, 2019, in Hartford, Connecticut, officiated by the Rev. Dion J. Watkins, a Baptist minister, at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Whether the duo has any kids is not known.
The family currently resides in Hartford County together with their pet cat Chloe.
Leslie Mayes’s Height
Mayes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 60kgs.
Leslie Mayes Net Worth
Mayes has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.
Leslie Mayes Salary
Mayes receives an estimated annual salary of between $24,450 – $87,567.