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L E S L I E M O N T O YA H O S T & P R O D U C E R O F D E S P I E R TA A U S T I N AUSTIN, TEXAS
WHO SHE IS: Leslie Montoya is the host and producer
motivate and inform the Hispanic community with the
of Univision 62’s morning show “Despierta Austin”
use of the communication platforms.
(Wake up Austin). Leslie was born and raised in Reynosa Tamaulipas México where at the age of 15, she started
Ms. Montoya’s Capsule on Leadership:
her career in the communications field as a Radio Disc
leader is recognized for his humility; otherwise, he
Jockey and soon became a producer as well at ExaFM,
would have no followers. It is common to hear the
known as one of the best Mexican Radio Stations.
phrase "He / She is full of himself / herself”, this is because the feeling of pride was stronger than reason.
Leslie got her Bachelors Degree with Honors in
If you consider yourself a leader in your family, work or
marketing at Eastern Michigan University. She has been
community, realize that the fruits of your leadership are
part of the Univision family for more than seven years
thanks to your people. Think Positive.
and has been nominated several times as the best Austin TV personality from AWM. Recently, Leslie was
ON THE HORIZON: Looking forward to contributing
nominated and was the recipient of an Emmy from the
riveting editorials on various subject matters for
National Academy of Television & Sciences Lone Star
Emmy Awards. EMMY'S PHOTO CREDITS: Leslie is in the process of acquiring a certificate as a life coach from the Robbins Madanes institute, founded
Fashion Designer: Atelier Benson
by the great motivational speaker Anthony Robbins,
Hair and Make Up: Juan Romero
in order to continue self-improvement and to better
Fashion Stylist: Leonardo D'Almagro
help her community. This would allow her to positively 70
Emmy's Award winner Leslie Montoya