Leila Rahimi comes to Austin from Sherman, Texas. She reported sports for KXII, covering local high schools and the Big XII team north of the Red River, the Oklahoma Sooners. She also spent time as a news reporter in East Texas, and before that worked for Fox Sports Net and Sports Radio 1310 "The Ticket," in Dallas.
Leila RahimiWhat is your position?
Sports ReporterWhen did you start at KXAN?
Nov. 6, 2007What was your most memorable story?
Just this year, near Sherman, I had a story about a Little League football team coping with the death of their teammate, who was only 8 years old when he was killed in a car crash. The players had to learn lessons they were too young to learn, and even though they were just in elementary school, their sense of respect and understanding was amazing.How did you get started in TV
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VIDEO: Obama faces battle over US climate plans - 2015-Aug-03 03:36:00
Barack Obama is due to announce on Monday what he says is the most important step the US has ever taken to combat climate change.
New US rights march starts in Selma - 2015-Aug-01 21:46:00
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.
VIDEO: US homes threatened by wildfires - 2015-Aug-03 09:48:00
Thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes in Northern California because of wildfires.