Lezla Gooden

Lezla Gooden

Lezla Gooden is a reporter/multimedia journalist with a natural ability to make viewers and live audiences feel welcomed and at home.

She joined WFSB in December 2021.

Lezla reports in the evening and nightly newscast that streams live on WFSB's connected T.V. Apps and

Before joining WFSB, she served as a reporter in Virginia at WSLS and in California at 23ABC.

There she built an extensive journalistic portfolio and was recognized for her role in crafting compelling stories of diverse communities showcasing her unique vision and voice.

Gooden is an alumnus of Hampton University (B.A.), V.A., and Georgetown University (M.S.), D.C.

She enjoys trying new restaurants, anything Disney and finding new running trails across Connecticut!

If you see her around, be sure to stop and say hello! If you have any story ideas send them her way at

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