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Alex comes to the FOX8 family from Vermont where he worked at WFFF based in Burlington. He covered a range of stories as the station’s political reporter from the statehouse in Montpelier, to following Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign from New Hampshire to South Carolina.

Alex’s career in journalism changed when two convicted killers broke out of New York’s largest maximum security prison in Dannemora. He followed the saga from beginning to end, and was even interviewed by BBC as someone who was covering the manhunt.

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Alex is a big Boston sports fan from the Red Sox to the Patriots, but will root for the Panthers (as long as they don’t play New England). He found his passion for journalism in the Tar Heel state at Elon University, where he graduated with a Television Arts degree in 2014. Go Phoenix!

Alex is excited to call the Triad his home. He’s a hiker, foodie, craft beer enthusiast and is already enjoying the culture and people our area has to offer. You can find him on FOX8 on the weekends working the camera and reporting as a Multimedia Journalist. Don’t be a stranger and welcome him to the family!

Recent Articles
  • ‘Friends Against Fraud’ program teaching elderly how to avoid scams

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — According to data from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office and Greensboro Police Department, it’s the number one issue for folks aged 65 and older: fraud and exploitation. A major partnership in Guilford County hopes to address this problem, meeting with the elderly in the community to give them the tools they need to avoid becoming a victim. “I would want someone to let my mother, or my grandmother or someone like that know,” Greensboro native Hyarline Shuford said. […]

  • Should lawmakers be able to draw district maps for political advantage?

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — When it comes to drawing representative’s district lines based on race, there are clear rules that say that isn’t OK. But what if politicians draw these lines based on political belief? That’s the question at the center of a federal trial, which wrapped up Thursday afternoon in Greensboro. Voter advocacy groups including the League of Women Voters and Common Cause say drawing district lines for partisan advantage is what’s called viewpoint discrimination, and claim it violates minority […]

  • Day care workers on the front line of reporting child abuse

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — “Every day is something different,” said Gail Parker just before a 3-year-old asked if she could tie his shoe. Parker has been working as the owner of Love A Lot Day Care in Burlington for 32 years. “They’re full of life,” said Parker as she tied the shoe. “Never a dull moment.” The never-ending shaping of young minds comes with tremendous responsibility Parker says, especially when it comes to identifying when a child is being physically or mentally abused. […]

  • Trial to see if General Assembly went too far in drawing congressional maps for political gain

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A three judge panel will hear expert testimony to see if North Carolina lawmakers went too far in drawing congressional maps to benefit their party. This is one of many lawsuits across the country involving partisan and racial gerrymandering, or packing voters into districts based on their race or party affiliation. It is illegal to pack voters based on race, but no clear precedent has been set for political vote packing. Partisan gerrymandering is legal, but the […]

  • Judges to make decision on NCGA maps

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The future of who General Assembly candidates will represent and where those districts will be remains a mystery in North Carolina. A panel of three judges will rule on how the district maps should be drawn, considering new maps made by the NCGA, proposed maps from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, or even bringing in a third party to redraw the maps. This all because the Supreme Court found lawmakers drew district lines based on race […]

  • Meet the candidates in High Point’s mayoral race

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point’s downtown has been a beacon for the furniture industry for decades, but over time, the area outside the polished furniture district has declined. The two candidates for High Point’s new mayor, Jay Wagner and Bruce Davis, both believe a multi-purpose baseball stadium could be the answer to turn that area around. “If you have one part of your city that’s sick, you need to fix it for the health of the whole city,” Wagner said. […]

  • Police arrest man accused of breaking and entering into several small businesses

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — With the help of video surveillance, Burlington police were able to arrest Rashaun Wilkerson after a string of burglaries throughout the city. Just after 2 a.m. Monday, police responded to a burglar alarm at Womack Electric, where they found evidence of a breaking and entering. A witness told police they saw a white truck leaving the business and after reviewing surveillance police identified the suspect as Wilkerson. Turns out, investigators found the white truck had been stolen […]

  • Friends hold vigil for innocent victims in Greensboro crash that left five dead

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Friends of Stephanie Warshauer and Allie Bolick came together at the site of a deadly crash in Greensboro to pay their respects. You could see dozens standing, regardless of the rain, on the corner of Battleground Avenue and New Garden Road. After a service for Warshauer Temple Emanuel down the street, friends read poems, passed out candles, and wore ribbons representing the colors of their colleges, Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Friends […]

  • High Point hubs could spark furniture’s future

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The old mills scattered around High Point are a reminder of the city’s past, but they could be a hub for the future of furniture. “Taking the High Point Market and stretching it out over the entire year,” said Tim Branscome, with Branscome International Group. That’s the goal for Branscome and Business High Point as they role out High Point 365, a space they hope will be a catalyst for the creative process when it comes to […]

  • ‘I truly thought I was going to die’: Patrick County mom recalls escaping Vegas shooting

    ARARAT, Va. — Melissa Wall is drawn to adventure and is always looking for fun and unique things to do. The world traveler spent months planning a trip to Las Vegas with her boyfriend to see the sights. “We engulfed ourselves in the city,” Wall said. “We did a little bit of gambling, all of $6.” They hit the slots, traveled to the Grand Canyon and Death Valley, but one thing the country couple just couldn’t miss was the Route 91 Harvest […]

  • Friends remember innocent victim in fatal Greensboro crash

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rabbi Fred Guttman walks the halls of Temple Emanuel in Greensboro, looking at pictures of the young men and women who have called this community home over the years. One picture stands out, a girl standing front and center ahead of her peers with a smile that lights up the black and white photo. “Stephanie loved to have fun,” Rabbi Guttman said. “She was just this vivacious person. She has kind of this infectious smile and she […]

  • Thomasville’s plan A for grant money is to tear down ‘Plant B’

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Herbert Stevens loves most of his neighbors, but there’s one he’s not fond of. “It’s horrible,” Stevens said. “You got animals coming up and all kinds of stuff.” Stevens has had a front-row seat to the decline of the now abandoned factory on Fisher Ferry Street for the past 27 years. It has been decaying and abandoned for more than ten years. “It used to be a hustling, bustling place to work,” Stevens said. Now he believes […]