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LeBlanc Hired as WBRZ Reporter

Jessica LeBlanc is a multimedia journalist for News 2 Louisiana. She joined the WBRZ team in February of 2014.

Jessica was born in New Orleans and raised in Kenner, Louisiana. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in December 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication, concentrating in Mass Communication and Journalism.

While receiving her undergraduate degree, Jessica worked at the Southeastern Channel for three years and also interned at WVUE Fox 8 in New Orleans. She was named one of the top four television student reporters in the nation by College Broadcasters Inc. in 2011 and was also named Best College News Anchor in the South by the Southeast Journalism Conference. Jessica was also nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for her story on "Tracking Disease Trends using Twitter."

Jessica chose a career in television because of her love of communicating with others. She now resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and enjoys playing the piano and violin in her free time.