Genevieve joined the Channel 9 Eyewitness News team in June 2019 as a weekend anchor and reporter and is SO excited to be in the Queen City!
Genevieve previously worked in the Sun City -- El Paso, Texas. While in El Paso, she was the station’s chief investigative reporter. Her investigations led to arrests, changes in Texas state laws, court reform and other institutional changes.
She also produced a 10-month docu-series on the El Paso Police Academy, as civilians became officers.
Genevieve spent seven years covering complex immigration issues along the U.S.-Mexico border, embedding with U.S. Border Patrol agents on the ground and interviewing migrants from around the world.
Some of her more memorable stories include covering the visit of Pope Francis as well as two presidential visits.
Genevieve’s work has received an Emmy nomination, AP awards and recognition from community organizations.
Genevieve is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Go Pack Go!) and graduated cum laude from The University of Missouri (MIZ). She loves crime documentaries, brunch, sports, reading, hot yoga, traveling, volunteering and spending time with friends and family.
She can’t wait to get to know y’all and tell your stories!
The Lesslie Family lost their son and daughter during a mass shooting in York County last month. Their son would have just turned six years old and to honor him, they left a surprise for a family they didn’t know.