Leslie Ackerson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WBIR, Salary and Net Worth

Leslie Ackerson is an American multi-media journalist working for WBIR in Knoxville. She joined the WBIR news team in November 2014.

Leslie Ackerson Profile

Leslie Ackerson is an American news reporter/anchor working for WBIR-TV (NBC affiliate) in Knoxville. She joined the WBIR news team in November 2014.

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Leslie Ackerson Education

Ackerson moved down to Birmingham, Alabama after graduation. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Samford University, with a focus on broadcast and public relations. She was a four-year member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority and a collegiate athlete while juggling school. Ackerson is a member of the University’s track and field team and enjoys working out.

Leslie Ackerson Career

Ackerson serves at WBIR Channel 10 as a multi-skilled journalist. She opted to stay in Birmingham a little longer when it came time to say goodbye to college. Ackerson earned her first job at CBS station WIAT in 2013 there. She worked in a variety of capacities at WIAT.

Ackerson began her career as a sports production assistant, assisting with the craziness of Alabama and Auburn football weekends. She quickly advanced to the position of assignment editor, and eventually Associate Producer. It was time to return home in October 2014. She married and relocated back to the Big Orange territory. Ackerson can be found working out at her Crossfit gym, reading a good book, or taking in the sights and sounds of the Smoky Mountains.

Leslie Ackerson Age

Ackerson’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Ackerson is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.

Leslie Ackerson Height

Ackerson stands at a height of 5 inches and 6 inches.

Quick Facts About Leslie Ackerson

Full Name Leslie Ackerson
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Bo
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Leslie Ackerson Family/ Parents

Information regarding Ackerson’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Leslie Ackerson Husband/ Children

Leslie is married to Bo. The couple married in October 2014 and made the move back to Big Orange country. Together the couple was blessed with a daughter in December 2021 whose name she has not disclosed. On the 3rd of December 2021, she posted a photo of her family on her Instagram page. 

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Leslie Ackerson Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WBIR, Ackerson earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Leslie Ackerson’s Net Worth

Ackerson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a sports anchor and reporter.

Leslie Ackerson WBIR

At WBIR Ackerson works alongside;

  1. Robin Wilhoit
  2. John Becker
  3. Todd Howell
  4. Beth Haynes
  5. Abby Ham
  6. Heather Waliga
  7. Madison Blevins
  8. Emily DeVoe
  9. Louis Fernandez
  10. Katie Inman
  11. Grace King
  12. David Schiele
  13. Mike Witcher
  14. Bill Williams


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