Lashay Wesley joins the CBS4/KFOX14 team as a multimedia journalist.
Lashay is a California native, trading in redwoods and the coast for cactus and the U.S./Mexico border. She is excited to call the Sun City her new home.
Before traveling 1,500 miles to El Paso, Lashay worked as an anchor/reporter at KIEM-TV in Eureka, Calif. There she covered California's battle with illegal marijuana grows, issues surrounding the California drought and the murder of a Catholic priest, among other stories.
Lashay is a graduate of Humboldt State University where she earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and minored in Native American Studies. While there, she was the news director of her campus radio station, KRFH. She helped lead the team to win two Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. While in school she had the opportunity to intern at KCRA in Sacramento, an award winning station she grew up watching. She is also a proud member of the Choctaw Nation.
Outside the newsroom, Lashay likes to enjoy the outdoors, hiking and biking. She looks forward to exploring the Borderland, meeting new people and checking out the local music scene.
Lashay is thrilled to investigate issues impacting viewers. If you have a story idea Lashay would love to hear from you. You can contact her via email or on social media.