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Thursday, February 02, 2023

Lileana Pearson joining abc13 KTRK Houston

Lileana Pearson is joining abc13 KTRK Houston as a reporter from WBTV News 3 Charlotte, North Carolina has learned.

Pearson's first day working for channel 13 is February 13, 2023.

Here is Pearson's goodbye message to WBTV television viewers which was posted on Instagram:

"After two incredible years in the Carolinas, I’m off on my next adventure.

The past years have been a period of incredible professional and personal growth. I have so many of you to thank for helping shape me. Whether you shared your story, or encouraged me from afar, each moment has powered me through."

Pearson joined WBTV in January 2021 where she worked as a reporter/anchor.

In July 2021, Pearson and her boyfriend were in a head-on collision on the way back from a vacation in Hilton Head. The TV reporter was off the air for many months in physical therapy and recovery.

Pearson previously worked for:

- WOWT NBC Omaha, Nebraska as a news reporter

- KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids, Iowa as a freelance MMJ/Reporter

- KWQC TV-6 News Davenport, Iowa as a freelance MMJ/Reporter

- WKYT Lexington, Kentucky as a news reporter

- WFFF Burlington, Vermont as a reporter

The Lindsey Wilson College grad and  S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University master's degreed Pearson interned for WAER Syracuse, New York.

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