Leah D'Emilio

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Leah D'Emilio
Leah D'Emilio at the Streamy Awards 2010.jpg
Leah D'Emilio at the Streamy Awards 2010
Born (1984-03-20) March 20, 1984 (age 30)
Toledo, Ohio [1]
Known for Technology
Notable work(s) Mahalo Daily

Leah D'Emilio (born March 20, 1984 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American media personality. She was the co-host of the Mahalo Daily podcast show alongside Lon Harris.[2]


Leah graduated from St. Ursula Academy (Toledo, Ohio) in 2002. She then attended Bowling Green State University, where she received a B.A. in Interpersonal Communication (2005) and an M.A. in Communication Studies (2006).[3]

During her undergraduate career at Bowling Green, Leah was a member of the Speech and Debate team, winning many awards at both the regional and national level.[1]


D'Emilio's first major hosting gig was as an on air personality for Toledo's FOX TV affiliate WUPW. From there, she went on to host and produce her own cable sports show for Buckeye Cable Sports Network.

She is a former “Face of FOX Toledo” TV personality and TV host/producer of BCSN’s “The Light Side”. D’Emilio lived in Los Angeles from 2007–2009, pursuing her career in the entertainment industry. She co-hosted the Mahalo Daily podcast from June 2008 to March 2009, when she left to pursue other opportunities. She is formerly a producer for Rocketboom in New York City. She has experience in acting, hosting, modeling, music performance and composition (piano, guitar, and voice), voice-over, commercial, and writing.

In 2002, she competed as one of 50 finalists in the English Speaking Union’s National Shakespeare Competition in New York City. In January 2007, D'Emilio received multiple awards at International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Los Angeles, achieving 1st Runner Up Actor of the Year, 1st Runner Up TV Real People, 1st Runner Up Monologue, 2nd Runner Up Close Up, 2nd Runner Up Cold Read, and 3rd Runner Up TV Beauty.

Personal life[edit]

Outside of her career pursuits, Leah loves to travel and is especially passionate about Italian culture and cuisine; she speaks fluent Italian.[citation needed]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BGSU IPC Graduate Selected as Host of Mahalo Daily". Press Release. Bowling Green State University. June 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ Information at Friendfeed
  3. ^ Leah D'Emilio on Myspace

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