Leslie Mayes Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, NBC CT, Salary, and Net Worth

Leslie Mayes is an American journalist who serves as an anchor and nightline reporter at NBC Connecticut (WVIT) in New Britain, CT.

Leslie Mayes Biography

Leslie Mayes is an American journalist who serves as an anchor and nightline reporter at NBC Connecticut (WVIT) in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. She serves as a weekday fill-in anchor for the 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm newscasts.

She is the founder and host of “Connecticut in Color”. This is a program dedicated to showcasing the stories and discussions on the issues facing Nutmeg State’s communities of color.

Leslie Mayes Education

Mayes attended high school at School Without Walls High School in Washington, D.C. She then attended St. John’s University in Jamaica, Queens where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Government & Politics and Journalism.

Leslie Mayes Career

Mayes began her career behind the camera serving as a news assistant and photographer for NY1 News in New York City in January 2008. During her tenure there, she traveled across the country on the campaign trail. She followed through the Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns. Mayes also followed the New York State Senate coup, and also the Eliot Spitzer resignation.

In July 2011, Mayes joined Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) as the Washington Bureau producer. There, she covered Capitol Hill, the White House, and Washington politics for the Time Warner Cable news channels. She also shot, wrote, and edited stories that aired on NY1 News, YNN, and News 14 Carolina.

In February 2013, she joined News 14 Carolina in Charlotte, NC as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She covered news in the Charlotte metro region for TWC News’ morning newscast while there.

Leslie Mayes Photo
Leslie Mayes Photo

Mayes joined NBCUniversal Media, LLC in 2015 as an anchor and reporter at NBC Owned station in West Hartford, CT (WVIT). She served as a morning live reporter from February 2015 to June 2017. She then worked as a nightside live reporter until June 2020. Since March 2020, she has served as a weekday fill-in anchor for the 4 & 5:30 newscasts.

Leslie Mayes Age

Mayes is 39 years old as of 2023. She was born on June 19, 1984, in Washington, D.C, United States. Mayes celebrates her birthday on 19 June every year.

Leslie Mayes Height

Mayes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Leslie Mayes Family

Mayes was born to Geraldine Thompson Mayes and Stanley J. Mayes of Washington. Her father is the owner of Divine Shine, a shoe repair and leather-care business in Washington. He is also a member of the District of Columbia Democratic State Committee. Leslie’s mother retired as a restaurant manager for Marriott, the hospitality company, at several dining halls at Georgetown University.

Leslie Mayes Husband

Mayes is happily married to the love of her life Kerwin Richard Low. Low is an aerospace engineer at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. They met in 2016 through a mutual friend who set them up on their first date in New Haven, Connecticut.

The couple got married on October 12, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. The Rev. Dion J. Watkins, a Baptist minister, officiated at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

Leslie Mayes’s Net Worth

Mayes has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a reporter and anchor.

Leslie Mayes Salary

Mayes earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Leslie Mayes NBC Connecticut

Mayes works at WVIT where she works alongside other famous NBC CT anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Keisha Grant
  2. Mike Hydeck
  3. Rachael Jay
  4. Heidi Voight
  5. Ryan Hanrahan
  6. Ted Koppy
  7. Darren Sweeney
  8. Bob Maxon
  9. Josh Cingranelli
  10. Kevin Nathan
  11. Len Besthoff
  12. Shannon Miller
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