Alex is a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist for WECT.
She joined the news team in May 2017, after graduating from the University of South Carolina. At USC, Alex studied broadcast journalism and Spanish while cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks any chance she could get.
She also interned with WIS-TV in Columbia, SC, Newton News in Newton, MA, and Dirty Water Media in Boston, MA.
Alex is a Boston native with a love for the city’s sports teams, especially the New England Patriots. She is passionate about telling the stories that matter most to her community and is thrilled to start her journalism career in the beautiful city of Wilmington.
When she’s not reporting the news, Alex loves to travel and is always adding to her list of places to explore next. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and going to the beach.
If you have a story idea Alex would love to hear it! You can contact her at email@example.com. Also be sure to connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.
University of South Carolina, Broadcast Journalism and Spanish, 2017
The New Hanover County Board of Education has reversed its decision not to conduct any internal/independent investigations to look into allegations the school district knew about suspected sex crimes against students.
In the weeks and months following Hurricane Florence, crews worked 12 hour days, 7-days a week to remove vegetative debris from New Hanover County, The City of Wilmington, and the surrounding beach towns.
The Columus County Animal Shelter is reeling after receiving between 5,000 and 7,000 calls from ‘Teen Mom 2’ fans, following allegations that ‘Teen Mom 2’ star Jenelle Evans’ husband, David Eason, reportedly shot and killed their family dog, Nugget, at their home in Riegelwood.
It has been two years since news broke of GenX found in the drinking water. This unknown contaminant sparked fear and outrage across the Cape Fear. Two years, countless meetings, protests, water samples, and lawsuits later, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says the water is far safer to drink