News, talk music, Leigh has worn many hats throughout the years, breaking ground for women in radio and making a little radio history.
As a reporter, she covered Philadelphia City Hall and the streets of North Philadelphia during the demonstrations of the mid-70's. As a radio personality she rode on an elephant! She was one of the first female "Boss Jocks" at WFIL, working with some of the greats in radio. Leigh was also the first woman in Philadelphia to play "oldies" on the radio. She was co-host and board op on the Joey Reynolds morning show on WFIL.
Always taking a leadership role in the community, she was quickly elected Vice-president of Temple University's chapter of Women in Communications.
Leigh says that she always considered her community and charitable activities a way of life, and being in the media enabled her to reach out and help many more people at one time. In addition to her on-air duties at WSNI and WXTU, she also hosted weekly public affairs programs, which she loved. "It brought it all together," Leigh said, " I was able to help a lot of people."
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