Leida's broadcast background in New York includes:

          Theater Critic for WINS-AM (1010 WINS)- 13 years

          ABC Network Radio Anchor

          Music Host on WQXR-FM


"Roadblock to Learning" (Leida's 5-Part series on Dyslexia) produced for ABC News, won the Grand Award at the International Radio Festival of New York.


Leida is the recipient of an Armstrong Award for her reporting for ABC News on the Iran hostage crisis.