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
VIDEO: US: Ebola 'threat to global security' - 2014-Sep-25 16:24:00
President Barack Obama told the UN than the spread of Ebola in Africa represented a "threat to regional and global security".
VIDEO: US policeman arrested over shooting - 2014-Sep-26 05:32:00
A South Carolina state trooper is sacked and arrested after shooting an unarmed black man whom he had just pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt.
Canada body parts murder trial opens - 2014-Sep-30 04:12:00
A Canadian man admits killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures, as his trial opens in Montreal.
Afghans sign deal to keep US troops - 2014-Sep-30 12:35:00
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
St Pierre and Miquelon profile - 2012-Feb-23 17:03:00
Provides an overview of what remains of France's once-extensive possessions in North America