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Media Presence


  • June 4, 2012 “Ann Leach: Reap and Sow” – Living Well on KSN

  • May 22, 2012 “Joplin Tornado Survivor: ‘There Is A New Energy Here'” – New’sOn6 Oklahoma’s Own

  • May 7, 2012 “Ann Leach: Flip the Switch on Feelings” – Living Well on KSN

  • April 10, 2012 “Tornado Tuesday: Winds of Change” – Living Well on KSN

  • March 18, 2012 “March Forward With Ann Leach” – Living Well on KSN

  • January 11, 2012 “Ann Leach: Happy New Y.E.A.R.” – Living Well on KSN

  • September 15, 2011 – Living Well on KSN

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I enjoy appearing monthly on the Living Well program produced by KSN16 TV in Joplin, Mo.  Every episode contains tips for moving through a number of life changes.  Check out the episodes below:

My interview with Rev. Chaz Wesley for Unity Online Radio found me sharing my story of surviving the May 22, 2011 Joplin tornado and how that experience has expanded the work of Life Preservers.  I share 4 steps for recovery from any life disaster with Chaz and I think you’ll find them helpful.

  • May 22, 2012 CBS St. Louis “Joplin resident Ann Leach lost her home in last year’s tornado, and looks back on how the town has rebuilt on the anniversary.” Audio Clip.

  • May 18, 2012 Blogtalkradio “Ann Leach: Joplin Tornado Survivor and Grief Counselor” by Susan Larison Danz

  • August 27, 2011 NPR “Joplin Debris ‘Reborn’ In Kansas City Art Project” by Robyn Wisch

  • June 29, 2011 KSMU Ozark Public Radio “Helping Artists in Joplin” – Ann speaks on behalf of Spiva/aiding artists recover after Tornado


I was asked to write a regular column for the Joplin Globe last year and have compiled copies of each one for your use when you need a little more faith for your journey:

  • May 22, 2012 STL Magazine “Joplin One Year Later: A Q&A on Healing with Joplin Grief Counselor Ann Leach”

  • May 16, 2012 “SW Missouri tornado victim helps people heal”

  • May 15, 2012 Simply Laura Young Blog “Creative Cottage Opens in Joplin, Grief Support Offered”

  • May 14, 2012 Joplin Globe Article on the Creative Cottage “Tornado victim builds place where she, others can begin recovery”

  • April 2012 Dear World Photo

  • January 19, 2012 Joplin Globe Article “Life Coach Implements ‘Visual Road Map’ to Help Others Set Goals”

  • August 28, 2011 Joplin Tri-State Business “MIW 2011: Ann Leach”

  • Fall 2011 Today Kentucky Wesleyan “In Her Own Words: Ann Leach ’78 Remembers the Joplin Tornado”

  • May 27, 2011 “Flick: B-N native survives Joplin twister in bathroom” Ann Leach interviewed

  • March 9, 2009 2009 Ranly Award Winners 

Best Writing Entire E-zine Issue”: In-Flow – Ann Leach Coaching & Writing

“Best Single Article E-zine Presentation”: In-Flow – Ann Leach Coaching & Writing




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