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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
Mayor of Brownville, Texas, on reuniting families: 'It's going to be a Herculean task' - 2018-Jun-21 18:34:00
People gathered in Texas to show support for separated families, but a local mayor has said that reunifications won't be simple.
German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet - 2018-Jun-22 17:39:00
The US president intensifies trade war with threat of a 20% tax on European cars.
Crude oil pours into river from derailed train in US - 2018-Jun-23 13:17:00
Around 30 train carriages came off the tracks, which are thought to have been weakened by recent flooding.
Kat Von D: The make-up mogul who has reignited 'anti-vax' row - 2018-Jun-15 00:55:00
Kat Von D has caused a huge online row, with fans pledging to boycott her make-up line.
US military plans migrant tent camps amid Trump crackdown - 2018-Jun-23 08:00:00
A leaked memo reveals plans for "austere" camps on airbases for thousands of migrants.