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
Marty Cash still has hope for his beloved Hope Town, located on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas, despite the hopeless condition it is in after suffering a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian as a Category 5 Storm.
As races heat up for the 2020 state elections, Governor Roy Cooper and Lt. Governor Dan Forest should have no problems when it comes to funding their campaigns. But, another gubernatorial candidate, Rep Holly Grange (R-New Hanover), will not have the same advantage.
A memorial to the ‘gentle giant’ sits in the lobby of Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, as patients and staff share memories of a therapy dog who passed too early after being exposed to toxic blue/green algae.
Since Columbine, we’ve seen countless school shootings across the country.It’s something we hope to never see here. But if the unthinkable were to happen, UNCW Police and more than 20 other agencies want to be as prepared as possible.
A hot summer evening in Wilmington was made a little cooler for three dogs when their loving owners brought them to a nearby pond to play and swim Thursday night. Just hours later all three dogs were dead, their owner’s lives now shattered.
Richard Sean Lesink of Wilmington has been charged with felony hit and run, among other charges in relation to the death of Sheila Faircloth, who was hit and killed on Carolina Beach Road Saturday night.