News anchor Leeann Tweeden said in a story published Thursday that Democratic Sen. Al Franken groped and kissed her during a United Service Organizations tour in 2006.
SOOO happy to announce I am a part of the KABC family! As of yesterday, I'm on the 'McIntyre in the Morning' show…weekdays 5-10am PST. It's really cool to be able to do something you love, make a living doing it and be welcomed with open arms! My friends Dr. Drew, Mike Catherwood and Jillian Barberie are all here too! #happy #grateful Listen at KABC.com 👊🏼💥
Tweeden is currently an anchor for the “McIntyre In The Morning” show on 790 KABC Radio in Los Angeles, and has appeared on Fox News’ “Hannity,” “Your World With Neil Cavuto” and “Red Eye,” as has co-anchored “Good Day LA” on KTTV Fox 11.
She got her start as a model, and has also worked as a sports broadcaster.
In 2012, she covered “UFC Tonight” on Fox Sports 1. That job lead to her covering the Anaheim Angels for Fox Sports West. During her sportscasting career, she covered Super Bowls, MLB and NFL training camps, Daytona 500s, the Kentucky Derby and the World Series, just to name a few.
For four years, she was also the host of NBC’s “National Heads-Up Poker Championship” and the late-night show “Poker After Dark.”
(Read more from “Meet the News Anchor Who Was Groped by Al Franken” HERE)