Alexis Scott

Alexis is a news reporter for WAAY 31

Title: Reporter
ascott@waaytv.com

I am excited to be joining the WAAY 31 News Team, I’m open to all concerns and voices of those in Huntsville and surrounding areas.

I am originally from Atlanta, GA but received my Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Speech Communications from Jackson, Mississippi. I then moved to Syracuse, New York where I received my Masters in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications from the Newhouse School. While there, I had the opportunity to be a student reporter for NCC News Online and intern with WSYR News Channel 9.

My most memorable experience is interning with the news stations: WCMH, WDTN and WKBN as their Washington D.C News Correspondent for 6 weeks. I had the chance to cover pressing issues such as youth homelessness and the surge of women in politics this year.

I enjoy going out in my spare time to explore what the city has to offer, spending time with friends and family and I'm a "foodie"!

I am ready to be a vessel for those in the Tennessee Valley and I look forward to being the best reporter I can be for you.

Recent Posts by Alexis Scott

Students from Mae Jemison High School in Huntsville speak out about principal's resignation

Students and parents met at the Huntsville City School Board office to talk about how Mae Jemison students will be able to move forward.

LOOK: Osprey family makes home atop Whitesburg Bridge in Huntsville

Don’t park on the bridge and block traffic.

Huntsville to expand its transportation services

The city will start Saturday bus service on July 1st.

SAT's new "adversity score" has North Alabama tutors unsure if this will help with diversity

Some SAT tutors told WAAY 31 students should be more than just a number when it comes to applying for school.

Pro-choice supporters to hold protest in Huntsville

With protests happening in Montgomery over Alabama's abortion ban, many cities have decided to march with them in solidarity.

People weigh in on Madison City Schools proposed property tax increase

Madison City Schools is looking for a 12 mills property tax increase that would help fund two new schools, additions to others and more security at every school in the district.

New bill could Alabama allow schools to give unused food to students year-round

Most schools already have a summer and/or weekend food system for students.

Madison County Schools increasing security measures

With the recent school shootings, the district wanted to increase security measures on school property.

Norfolk Southern crews continue cleanup efforts after Jackson County train derailment

Crews have removed all 26 train cars from the railroad tracks. They will continue to clean up the debris over the next several days.

Huntsville medical provider looks to create new 24-hour mental health clinic

The CEO of WellStone Behavioral Health wants to create a program that will ultimately keep people who suffer from mental illnesses out of jail, who don't belong there.

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