Laryssa Leone joined the Local 5 News Team as a multiskilled journalist in October of 2021.
She is an Iowa native raised in Logan, a small town located in the southwest part of the state.
Laryssa comes to Local 5 after being an overnight multimedia journalist/ photographer at KETV Newswatch 7 in Omaha, Nebraska.
She previously obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism with a minor in Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Laryssa also studied at Iowa Western Community College, where she graduated with an Associate's Degree in Media Communications.
When Laryssa’s not telling the peoples stories she is hanging with her friends and family, journaling, and trying new teas to brew.