Leah Seiter

Leah Seiter is the producer of Wake Up with 5NEWS. She also produces 5NEWS Weekend that airs on both KFSM-5 and KXNW-34.

Leah is new to Arkansas and television news. She has degree in print and online journalism from Missouri State University.

Leah is a huge sports fan, animal lover, and news addict!

Recent Articles

  • Man Allegedly Slashes Daughter’s Boyfriend’s Throat

    Posted on: 10:17 am, May 17, 2013, by and , updated on: 07:04pm, May 17, 2013

    Fort Smith police arrested a man for allegedly slashing his daughter’s boyfriend’s throat on Thursday (May 16). Police responded to...
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  • Alcohol, Speed Factors in Deadly Boat Crash, Investigators Say

    Posted on: 9:28 am, May 15, 2013, by , and , updated on: 05:33pm, May 15, 2013

    Alcohol and speed are some of the contributing factors in a boating accident that killed two University of Arkansas students...
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    Rachel Swetnam and Trey Varner III were killed May 14 in a boat crash on Grand Lake. Photo from Facebook, obtained by KOTV.
  • Deputies Search for Suspect After Man Found Dead in Yard

    Posted on: 8:38 am, May 15, 2013, by , and , updated on: 05:19pm, May 15, 2013

    A man was found lying dead in the front yard of his home in Paris Tuesday morning (May 14), according...
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  • Man Still Hospitalized After Clarksville Explosion

    Posted on: 9:54 am, May 14, 2013, by , and , updated on: 10:50am, May 17, 2013

    A preliminary investigation shows the explosion at a black powder plant north of Clarksville this week was accidental, according to...
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  • VIDEO: Is Your Kid a Cyber Bully?

    Posted on: 10:35 am, May 13, 2013, by , updated on: 12:02pm, May 13, 2013

    Dr. Susan Averitt talks about the emotional health of your kids and their social media habits. Are they spending too...
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  • Disaster Declared in Benton County

    Posted on: 8:55 am, May 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:48am, May 10, 2013

    Benton County Judge Bob Clinard declared a disaster for Benton County after heavy rains cause roads to close Thursday (May...
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  • Flood Damage Exceeds $700,000 in Benton Co.

    Posted on: 9:12 am, May 7, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:40pm, May 7, 2013

    Benton County Emergency Manager Robert McGowen said the damage assessment from the mid-April flood event in Benton County is complete,...
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    Flood water damages a road in Bentonville. April 18, 2013
  • Best Start: Developing Good Eating Habits

    Posted on: 9:02 am, May 6, 2013, by , updated on: 10:02am, May 6, 2013

    In this Best Start Segment, Doctor Susan Averitt says it’s best to install good eating habits in kids while they’re...
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  • Rare Spring Snow Cancels Bentonville First Friday

    Posted on: 7:36 am, May 3, 2013, by

    The Bentonville First Friday Event on May 3 has been cancelled due to a rare and historic spring snow event....
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  • Storm Drain Installation Closes Fayetteville Road

    Posted on: 7:49 am, May 1, 2013, by

    Flooded streets are a common sight in Northwest Arkansas, with nearly 60 area roads closed weekend ago after heavy rains....
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  • Family Waits for Answers in Cold Case Disappearance

    Posted on: 8:00 am, April 30, 2013, by and , updated on: 10:17pm, April 30, 2013

    Franklin County Deputies and members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching an area of the county for the...
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    Shirley Banning, 36, was last seen in Broken Arrow, Okla. (Photos Courtesy: TheCharleyProject.org, a cold case search engine)
  • Preparing Your Kids and Yourself for Summer Camp

    Posted on: 9:36 am, April 29, 2013, by , updated on: 10:24am, April 29, 2013

    Summer is near, and it’s the time to start signing your kids up for summer camps. How do you find...
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