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IN N E T W O R K : p e o p l e y o u s h o u l d k n o w

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:

A genuine

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

InFluential Magazine.

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

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September / October 2014 InFluential Magazine  
September / October 2014 InFluential Magazine