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: Cubans react to 'sweeping change' - 2014-Dec-19 15:50:00
World leaders have welcomed a historic move by the US to end more than 50 years of hostility towards Cuba and restore diplomatic relations, but, what does it mean for Cubans?
Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed - 2014-Dec-20 23:46:00
Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
Muhammad Ali ill with pneumonia - 2014-Dec-21 05:19:00
Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.
Michael Phelps admits drink-driving - 2014-Dec-19 21:54:00
US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, gets a one-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving.
Puerto Rico profile - 2013-Oct-24 08:33:00
Provides and overview as well as facts and figures for this small dependency of the United States situated in the Caribbean