Bachelor, Brown University, 1993. Master of Arts, New York University, 1994.
Leila joined KTLA full-time in March 2003 after working at the station on and off as a freelance reporter and anchor for two years. She is the co-anchor of the KTLA prime news and has also worked as the weekend sports anchor and weekday news reporter for KTLA prime news. She has received a Los Angeles Press Club Award and a Golden Mike Award for a report on a local quadriplegic surfer and another Golden Mike for the KTLA News special "Access Asia."\r\nBefore joining KTLA, Leila worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at KRON in San Francisco and BAY-television in San Francisco and San Jose.\r\nShe also worked as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Net and as a general assignment reporter and weekend weather anchor at KCOY in Santa Maria.
Leila worked as a general assignment reporter and weekend weather anchor at WSEE in Erie, Pennsylvania. Leila began her broadcasting career as an associate producer at Columbia Broadcasting System while obtaining her Masters degree in broadcast journalism at New York University. She has a Bachelor"s degree in political science and theatre/dance from Brown University.\r\nShe appears at many KTLA-sponsored and public community events. She also volunteers with deaf children in the community and speaks Thai and French.
Her mother Doctor Pratarnporn Feinstein, a psychiatrist and native of Bangkok, Thailand.\r\nLeila is of mixed Jewish and Thai descent.
Dance teacher West End Community Center, South Providence, Rhode Island, 1991-1993, Booker T. Washington Community Center, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1995. Fellow Society Professional Journalists, Erie (Pennsylvania) Silent Club.