Lezla Gooden, 23ABC


Multi-media Journalist

Email: lezla.gooden@kero.com

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Education: Hampton University, BA/Georgetown University M.S.

Current Position/ Job Duties: Multimedia Journalist

Previous Work Experience: C-SPAN,CNN,NBC, WSLS-TV

Joined 23ABC News: April 2019

News Philosophy: Its vital to me to report news timely, accurately, and meet all ethical standards.

Role Models: Mom, Dad, Oprah and Gayle King.

Favorite Music: Film Scores, Beyoncé and Big Band/Jazz from the 60s-70s

Favorite Movies: Disney Movies

Favorite Books: The Defining Decade, The New Jim Crow, The Fault in Our Stars

Hobbies/ Interests: Reading, Dancing, Swimming, Traveling,

Pets: Dog mommy to Solomon Sebastian III and RIP Sandy Boy

Something Most People Don't Know About Me: Surfing with a shark.

What I Like Best About Southern California: I love the sun, the palm trees and being closer to the water

You're most likely to see me around town: Exploring new restaurants and family owned businesses.

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