Connecting With Community: A Talk With Leon Harris

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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Leon Harris, news anchor at WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C.

Prior to WJLA, Harris spent 20 years at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, where he co-anchored CNN Live Today and Prime News and hosted CNN Presents and American Stories.

On this program, Harris shares his thoughts on the ever-changing world of local news as well as his efforts to improve the lives of children through his work with For Love of Children, Junior Achievement and MenzFit.

Harris, a 1983 alumnus of Ohio University, was in town as part of Communication Week 2013, a celebration of the Scripps College of Communication.