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Rick Yarborough, Senior Investigative Platform Manager; Katie Leslie, Producer

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    Rick Yarborough and Katie Leslie

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    Rick Yarborough is the senior investigative platform manager for the News4 I-Team.

    Prior to joining NBC, Rick worked for six years as Investigative Producer and head of the Special Projects Unit for the FOX affiliate WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was the Investigative Producer at WCNC-TV in Charlotte, N.C.

    Rick began his broadcast career as a producer in his hometown of Columbia, S.C., at WIS-TV after graduating from the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

    Rick's investigative work has helped lead to changes in state law, criminal arrests and the termination of public officials. He has been recognized with some of the most prestigious journalism awards, including the national George Foster Peabody, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University, Scripps Howard Foundation Jack R. Howard Award, National Headliner Awards along with multiple regional Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards.

    Katie Leslie 

    Katie Leslie joined the I-Team as an investigative producer after a nearly 15-year career in newspapers, with a special focus on covering politics and government.

    She is a former congressional correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and spent nearly nine years at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where she began in features writing before covering national news, Georgia politics and Atlanta City Hall.

    She graduated summa cum laude from New York University with degrees in music and journalism.

    Have a tip the News4 I-Team should check out? Email it to tips@news4iteam.com or call 202-885-4444.