Mahsa Saeidi is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with a demonstrated history of tracking down leads, uncovering truth and solving viewers’ problems. As a licensed attorney and former New York City prosecutor, her passion is covering law enforcement and issues related to crime and justice.
Mahsa utilizes her legal expertise to dig deeper on every single story.
She joined the investigative unit at WFLA-TV in March of 2019.
Prior to that, Mahsa spent close to four years at KTNV-TV in Las Vegas. She joined the team as a reporter in 2015. Two years later, she was promoted to weekday anchor.
Mahsa found and interviewed key players in dozens of the biggest stories in Las Vegas, including the aftermath of the mass shooting. In 2017, she provided live legal analysis of the O.J. Simpson parole hearing in real time during wall-to-wall coverage. While at KTNV-TV, Mahsa was also honored with an Emmy Award for her work in eradicating troublesome squatters from homes.
She earns trust, forms a bond, and tells the stories that you won’t see elsewhere.
Before moving to Las Vegas, Mahsa was a breaking news reporter at NY1, Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour news channel in New York City. There she covered everything from the execution of two NYPD officers to the death of Eric Garner and the growing tensions between the community and police.
Prior to that, she was an Assistant District Attorney in New York City. Mahsa also appeared as a legal analyst on various networks. Currently, she is licensed to practice law in New York State.
Born in Iran, Mahsa moved to Northern Virginia when she was in elementary school. She studied Pre-Med Biology at the University of Virginia and received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School. She loves to oil paint, read and play on the beach with her daughter.