Leigh Ann Caldwell
Leigh Ann Caldwell is the Washington, D.C. News Editor for Free Speech Radio News. FSRN is the only progressive daily news outlet that covers the US Congress, the Supreme Court, and the White House. Leigh Ann has been a reporter for FSRN since 2004 where she covered the United Nations and national issues from New York City.
She reported from the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City and on the 2004 elections from the swing state of Nevada. Before that she reported for WBAI in New York City where she covered the rebuilding efforts of Manhattan after September 11th.
She is the winner of an investigative journalism award from the Independent Press Association for an article she wrote for The Indypendent in New York City on then New York Governor George Pataki's use of September 11th rebuilding funds.
In addition to her reporting, she works to bring radio and media to disadvantaged youth in Washington DC. She spends some of her spare time to the practice of yoga and learning about the body and its power to heal itself.