Alexandra Torres-Perez

Alexandra is a Reporter and Producer for WAAY 31.

Title: Reporter/Producer

I have always wanted to be a reporter! My parents would tell me as a kid I was constantly doing “research,” back when the Internet was just dial-up. Yet, I was patient because I loved learning about what was happening in the world.

I grew up on the small island of Puerto Rico before moving to Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 10. I stayed in Jacksonville until I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of North Florida. Swoop!

During college, I was the managing editor of our school newspaper Spinnaker. I was also the video production assistant for the Department of Communication, director for Inside Jacksonville and director of communication for the Latin American Student Organization. I also had the opportunity to intern with WJXT-News4Jax where I was able to develop my skills.

As I continued to study journalism, I realized I had a true passion for news.
I not only enjoy telling people’s stories in front of the camera, but I also enjoy behind the camera work. Producing and creating the whole picture of the story is just as exciting.

I am thankful that WAAY 31 has given me the opportunity to experience both worlds. I joined WAAY 31 in June 2018 as a producer and reporter.

I am excited to provide North Alabama with coverage you can count on. I look forward to telling your stories and serving the Tennessee Valley.

Recent Posts by Alexandra Torres-Perez

Back to school worship service in DeKalb County could be in jeopardy

The non-profit group, Freedom From Religion Foundation, claims a concerned parent reached out to them after the school posted about Sunday's back to school service on its Facebook page.

Dozens gather at Huntsville library to watch Apollo 11 documentary

Dozens gathered at the screening of "When We Were Apollo."

Madison County elementary schools will dismiss students later next year

It's causing concern for some parents with kids in different grade levels.

North Alabama music fans disappointed after upcoming concert venue permanently postpones shows

The first concert was scheduled to take place in 15 days.

Big Brothers Big Sisters tour Huntsville's Toyota Manufacturing Plant

Almost 100 people got to tour the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant Saturday morning. It's all part of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama program that let's them tour different companies.

Child taken to hospital after near-drowning incident in Madison

The child was still breathing when taken to the hospital.

Child injured in Decatur sailboat accident back home

The 11-year-old child injured in a boating accident is now back home.

Redstone Arsenal trains for active shooter situation

Police and the fire department at Redstone Arsenal must work together in order to save more lives in case of an active shooter situation.

'I fear for my life:' Victim concerned after Decatur couple charged with elder abuse out of jail

The victim shares her terrifying story after her near-death experience.

Huntsville veteran honored in new addition to Veteran Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Foundation opened the last major addition to the Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial.

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