Kerri-Lee Mayland is an anchor at NBC Connecticut. You can watch her weekdays at 11 a.m. and from 5-6 p.m. on the evening news.
Kerri-Lee has been on the desk for some major continuous coverage at NBC Connecticut, including the freak October ice storm, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and coverage of the Blizzard of 2013.
Before calling Connecticut home, Kerri-Lee spent nearly a decade in Philadelphia, where she was a main evening anchor. She went on to launch the 11 a.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.
Previously, she anchored and reported at TV stations in Boston and Washington, D.C., but began her career in Phoenix, Arizona at KSAZ TV.
Kerri-Lee has been awarded multiple Emmys and as a Philadelphia News Anchor was awarded "Best News Anchor" twice for the Mid-Atlantic Region. She was nominated for the same honor for the New England Emmy’s in 2014.
She has been honored by many other journalism organizations, like the Society of Professional Journalists and William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Kerri-Lee was one of the only journalists to get inside Ground Zero on 911 and
was awarded a first place National Headliner’s Award for her weeks of coverage.
Make-A-Wish Connecticut is near and dear to Kerri-Lee’s heart. Not only does she emcee their yearly gala fundraiser, Kerri-Lee also loves to meet the “Wish Kids,” and cover stories about how their lives are changed after their wishes are granted.
Kerri-Lee is married to a Connecticut native. Together they have a son, daughter and a Yorkie named Minka. When she is not at work, Kerri-Lee enjoys being outdoors with her family and taking full advantage of the seasonal sporting adventures New England offers.