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
After two years of contentious politics, arguments and complicated lawsuits, Brunswick County voters came out in masses to vote for the two open seats on the H2GO Water and Sewer Authority Board of Commissioners.
State leaders are cracking down on anyone who tries to tamper with state or local elections. The North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill that directly addresses last year’s ninth congressional district race, which caused Bladen County to hold new elections after the state board found evidence
Wilmington has been called the ‘opioid capital of the world.' The city, county, and region have been working to combat this epidemic for years. New Hanover County was the first county in the state to join a lawsuit looking to hold major drug companies accountable.“It’s origins stem from the under
Thousands of decorated dollar bills have been tacked to the walls of Mojo’s on the Harbor on Bald Head Island over the past eight years. Now, inspired by the man who started the trend, the owners of the business are doing something special with the cash.
Erica Paquette began her career as a sheriff’s deputy in the jail, then worked patrol before becoming a school resource officer at New Hanover High School.Eventually, the ERT caught her eye and she became determined to make it.
Vaping and e-cigarette devices were quick to become the better, “healthier” alternative to smoking. But with each passing week, more severe illnesses and even deaths have been attributed to vaping-related lung disease.