Kerri-Lee Mayland is an anchor at NBC Connecticut. You can watch her weekdays at 11 a.m. and from 5-6 p.m.
She has been on the desk for some major continuous coverage at NBC Connecticut, including the freak October snowstorm, the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and coverage of the Blizzard of 2013.
Before choosing to make NBC Connecticut home, Kerri-Lee spent nearly a decade in Philadelphia, where she was a main evening anchor but also anchored Good Day Philadelphia, and launched the 11 a.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. She also spent years anchoring and reporting in Boston and Washington, D.C., but began her career in Phoenix, Arizona at KSAZ and KTAR Radio.
Kerri-Lee has been awarded multiple Emmys and most recently was awarded "Best News Anchor" in 2009 and 2007 for the Mid-Atlantic Region. She has been honored by many other journalism organizations, like the Society of Professional Journalists and Hearst Foundation.
Kerri-Lee grew up in Canada and graduated from the acclaimed Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, where she earned several department scholarships and was ranked nationally at the collegiate level in both radio and television in the William Randolph Hearst Competitions two years in a row.
Kerri-Lee is a member of the First Company Connecticut Governor’s Horse Guard, the longest-running Cavalry unit in the nation. Look for her at inaugurations, parades and charitable events.
Kerri-Lee has a daughter and a young son who loves the outdoor sports New England offers, including hockey. As a family, they are avid year-round recreational sports types who enjoy hiking, climbing, biking, skiing, skating, show shoeing, swimming, fishing and camping.