Leslie Montoya is the host and producer of Univision 62’s morning show “Despierta Austin” ( Wake up Austin). Leslie was born and raised in Reynosa Tamaulipas, México where at the age of 15 she started her career in the communications field as a Radio Disc Jockey and soon became a producer as well at ExaFM, known as one of the best Mexican Radio Stations. Leslie got her Bachelors Degree with Honors in marketing at Eastern Michigan University. She has been part of the Univision family for more than 10 years as TV and radio personality and producer. Leslie has been nominated several times as the best Austin TV personality by the Austin Women in Media, AWM. In 2013, Leslie was nominated and was the recipient of an Emmy from the National Academy of Television & sciences Lone Star Emmy Awards. Leslie is also a certified life coach from the Robbins Madaness institute, founded by the great motivational speaker Anthony Robbins. She also is a NLP practitioner certified by NLP Seminars Group International, founded by the co-creator of NLP Dr. Richard Bandler. Her purpose is to continue self- improvement and to better help her community. This allows her to positively motivate and inform the Hispanic community with the use of communication platforms. Leslie also contributes as an editor/life coach with monthly positive bilingual capsules to the local magazine Austin Family Magazine. She is a well representative personality of the Univision family in Austin in our community.