Blayne Alexander Biography and Wiki
An Oklahoma City, Oklahoma native, Blayne Alexander is a journalist who currently works as a correspondent at NBC News. She is also a proud graduate of Duke University where she earned a BA in journalism.
Reporting for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today Show, MSNBC, and all NBC News platforms. Furthermore, she also serves as a reporter and anchor with 11Alive News, Atlanta’s NBC affiliate. Not only that, she additionally works as a weekday reporter, often seen anchoring 11Alive Weekend Today on Saturday and Sunday mornings, beginning at 9 am.
Before joining NBC News as a correspondent, Alexander used to work as a general assignment and education reporter at WRDW-TV in Augusta, GA. In 2009, she worked with a team of journalists to cover the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama – an assignment she would repeat four years later.
During her time in Atlanta, Blayne traveled to cover major stories for WXIA and TEGNA stations nationwide, including the shooting death of Michael Brown and protests in Ferguson, Baltimore protests following the police-involved death of Freddie Gray, and deadly flooding in Houston.
Blayne’s work has been appreciated nationally and featured on MSNBC and The Weather Channel. She field produced for MSNBC Live, where she coordinated live shots from Capitol Hill, and later served as a production assistant for NBC Nightly News.
Blayne Alexander Age
Blayne is 45 years old as of 2022.
He was born on March 4, 1977, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and celebrates her birthday on March 4th every year.
Blayne Alexander Height
Alexander is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Blayne Alexander Family
Blayne was born and brought up by her loving American parents. They raised her along with her other siblings in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Blayne Alexander Education
Alexander is a proud graduate of Duke University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast journalism.
Blayne Alexander Husband | Wedding
Blayne is happily married to her husband James Bailey, the current CEO and president of Russell Center. The pair met through a mutual friend. In 2015, Blayne and her husband James Bailey founded the Phoenix Leadership Foundation a non-profit organization aimed to give positive role models and exposure to youth in marginalized communities.
Alexander and her husband welcomed their son Sage Bailey in July 2021. The couple had their beautiful wedding on October 8, 2016, at Atlanta, GA Ebenezer Baptist Church. They also held their reception Hangar at Peachtree.
Blayne Alexander Salary
Blayne’s career as a correspondent earns her a salary of $30,200 and $60,500 on an annual basis. She sits at a net worth of $1.5 Million as of 2022.
Blayne Alexander Washington DC
Alexander began her broadcasting career as a production assistant for NBC Nightly News in Washington, DC. There, she also wrote articles and produced news stories for msnbc.com.
Blayne Alexander Today Show
Blayne is an Atlanta-based correspondent for NBC News, reporting for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today Show, MSNBC, and all NBC News platforms. NBC’s TODAY is the news program that informs, entertains, inspires, and sets the agenda each morning for viewers across America.
She covered the protests in Ferguson and Baltimore after the deaths of Michael Brown and Freddie Gray. Moreover, Alexander has also served as a field reporter from Selma, AL as a small town comes together to celebrate her 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. She is often seen locally on MSNBC and The Weather Channel.
Blayne Alexander Awards
- Rising Star Award