Leila McKinnon is the name of a very beautiful and elegant Australian journalist who is currently working for Nine Network’s Weekend Today as a co-host and also Nine News and A Current Affair’s fill in host. She also serves as a panelist on the NRL Footy Show and as a book reviewer for the Australian Women’s weekly. She is also an editor. She has edited a cookbook named Australia’s favorite Recipes (2012). Leila has been active in the field of journalism since 1990s and has set her name in this world.
Leila was born in the year 1972 September 28 in Iran to an English mother and New Zealand father. Her father used to serve to the Late Shah of Iran’s fleet of vehicles as Service Manager. She has attended MacGregor State High School. She has graduated in journalism from Queensland University of Technology. Leila’s career in reporting started while she was in her University as a part time reporter for The Sunday Telegraph based on Brisbane. Later on, after being graduated in 1993, she was accepted at WIN television based in Rockhampton as a cadetship. Later she moved to WIN’s Cairns bureau. It was in the year 1995, when Leila began to work for Nine Network. She joined in the network as a reporter and also a presenter for the Nine’s show called Nine’s Gold Coast News.
Leila’s popularity began to grow as a host/presenter of the show Gold Coast News. After three years of her work at nine, in 1998, she was appointed as a news presenter for A Current Affair. In 2005, she also started to work in Today as a news presenter replacing Sharyn Ghidella. She remained with Today until June of that air as the ex-presenter was reinstated for the program again. In August she starts to present the morning bulletin show National Nine Morning News.
Leila has the good height with maintained weight. She has beautiful looks with stunning personality that can mesmerize any one. She has very good body measurements making her look sexy and hot in one piece, bikini wears, etc. She has simple descent and cute features as well. With the talent and beauty, she has been able to sit on the throne of heart of many men even today knowing she is a married woman and has two children. She gave birth to her first baby, a son, Edmund McKinnon Gyngell on 2012 and her second child, a daughter, Gwendolen Gyngell in the year 2014, very recently. Her husband is David Gyngell with whom she got married in 2004 December 11.
Leila is a career oriented woman, so even she was married she delayed on being pregnant to have kids. Her husband was a s signed as the CEO of Nine Network in 2008. As for Leila, her husband is a boost to have a boosting career in journalism. She has been appeared in the Nine News Morning Edition and Nine News Afternoon Edition as a regular filled-in host. She has been part of 2010 Winter Olympics. Other of her works include, reporting on floods of Queensland which had killed 35 people on the disaster zone, Royal Wedding in 2011 of Kate Middleton and Prince William, etc.
Leila is a kind hearted and balanced woman. She is talented and perfectly fits with beauty with brain. Leila has maintained balanced between her professional and personal life. With the love and support of her husband, she claims, it has been possible. The couple is living happily with their children and there is no issue of misunderstanding or divorce. More information on Leila can be found in the Wikipedia, IMDb, etc.
by sahra, 23 Sep, 2014