Alex joined WBTV in August 2015 after working for our sister station in Wilmington, NC.
He was born outside of Philadelphia and moved to Wilmington, NC at the age of 15. Alex attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Shortly after graduation, Alex returned to Wilmington to work as a reporter at WECT News. While at WECT, Alex worked as an anchor and reporter.
He traveled to Raleigh to cover events at the state legislature and even interviewed a death row inmate at North Carolina’s Central Prison. Alex also helped a sister station in Charleston, SC cover the deadly church shooting that claimed the lives of nine innocent people.
At WECT, Alex won awards for his work in breaking news coverage and the investigation of law enforcement surveillance technology.
When he’s not working, Alex loves playing sports, hanging out with friends and spending time with his family. He LOVES Tar Heel basketball and tries to watch every game he can.
At WBTV, he’ll be covering Gaston, Lincoln and Cleveland counties.
He is always looking for new friends and new story ideas!
Matt King, a Lake Norman resident and UNC Charlotte graduate, told WBTV he is currently stuck at a hostel in Peru. He said the local officials aren’t letting anyone leave the facility due to the coronavirus outbreak.
In both North Carolina and South Carolina, restaurants are no longer allowed to serve customers inside of an establishment. However, both states still allow restaurants to offer takeout and delivery items.
Over the past 24 hours, several events being held in and around Charlotte have been canceled due to growing concern regarding the coronavirus. Among the long list of cancellations, are several charity events that have been scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.
Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are trying to identify a man who robbed a Family Dollar store and forced the employees inside the business to tie each other up with zip ties.
A North Carolina-based humanitarian aid organization is helping with tornado relief efforts in Tennessee. Communities in the Nashville area were devastated by tornadoes earlier this week. At least 24 people have been confirmed dead and several homes have been destroyed.