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ABOUT ALEX…

 

Alex Walker is the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter for WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky. He has covered a magnitude of events ranging from NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments and SEC Media Days to the Little League World Series and NCAA Baseball Tournaments. He also covers Kentucky Athletics and all things SEC for Gray Television’s flagship station.

 

Alex anchors sportscasts on WKYT’s CBS and FOX affiliates as well as their CW station on weekends. He is also a reporter for Kentucky’s Mark Stoops Show and he assists in the production of other coaches shows at the University of Kentucky. He has worked diligently to make a name for himself in the television business and he is always hungry to improve his craft.

 

Alex graduated from Penn State University’s Schreyer Honors College. During his time in State College, he worked for the Centre County Report, Big Ten Network, Penn State Athletics, NFHS Network and C-NET. He spent multiple summers during his collegiate career interning for CBS Sports, Westwood One Radio and FOX 43 Sports, in York, PA.

ALEX’S EXPERIENCE…

WKYT-TV

Sports Anchor/Reporter — Lexington, KY
August 2018-Present

  • Anchor weekend sportscasts on CBS, FOX and the CW
  • Co-Host “WKYT Game Time,” WKYT’s Kentucky athletics and high school sports show
  • Produce compelling enterprise stories for Kentucky football’s “The Mark Stoops Show”

 

WITN-TV

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter — Greenville, NC
August 2016-August 2018

  • Anchor weekend sportscasts
  • Co-Host “The Endzone,” WITN’s Friday night high school football show
  • Produce compelling enterprise stories for the WITN Pepsi Player of the Week franchise

 

KCAU-TV

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter — Sioux City, IA
June 2014-July 2016

  • Anchor weekend sportscasts
  • Host “SportsZone,” Siouxland’s only half-hour high school football show
  • Shoot, write and edit stories for weekday newscasts

 

Centre County Report

Sports and News Anchor/Reporter — State College, PA
August 2013-December 2013

  • Produce, write, edit and shoot packages for Emmy award-winning newscast
    broadcast in 29 counties
  • Anchor weekly newscast and sportscast covering Centre County and
    surrounding areas

 

CBS Sports

Sports Production Intern — New York, NY
June 2013-August 2013

  • Assisted Broadcast Associates and Associate Directors with NFL, SEC on CBS
    and PGA Tour productions
  • Edited highlight and commentary reels for CBS Sports and CBS Sports
    Network personalities

 

Big Ten Network

Play-by-Play Broadcaster — State College, PA
September 2012-May 2014

  • Broadcast Penn State Women’s Hockey and Penn State Women’s Soccer
    for Big Ten Network StudentU

Penn State Network News

Anchor/Reporter — University Park, PA
September 2010-April 2013

  • Anchored live half hour newscasts and sportscasts, including live coverage
    of 2012 presidential election
  • Shot, edited and wrote news and sports packages for weekly newscasts

 

Westwood One Sports

Sports Production Intern — New York, NY
June 2012-August 2012

  • Assisted in studio production of 2012 London Olympics, U.S. Open and
    College World Series

 

ComRadio

Sports Director/Play-by-Play Broadcaster — University Park, PA
September 2010-May 2014

  • Broadcast Penn State athletic events including Penn State football,
    basketball and volleyball
  • Direct station’s sports staff and manage sports content of station including
    live broadcasts and talk shows

 

FOX 43-TV

Sports Department Intern — York, PA
June 2011-August 2011

  • Edited and shot highlights, produced sports segments and wrote scripts for use
    in local sports broadcasts
EDUCATION…

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

  • Schreyer Honors College, College of Communications
  • Graduation: May 2014
  • Major: B.A. in Broadcast Journalism
  • Minor: Theatre
  • GPA: 3.80
ACQUIRED SKILLS…

Video Editing

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Edius
  • Sony XPri

Newsroom Software

  • iNews
  • NewsKing
  • AP ENPS
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE…

Presidential Leadership Academy of Penn State University

March 2011-Present

  • Accepted based on academic credentials and demonstration of leadership
    and critical thinking skills

Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America — York, PA
March 2008

Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

Public Relations Chair — State College, PA
January 2012-Present

 

STORIES THAT MATTER

From the Community to You.

Portfolio

Alex Walker – Demo Reel

Highlights Alex’s best work at WITN-TV.

BATTLING BACK: The Caleb Woodley Story

Inspiring account of Caleb’s battle back from a coma.


Southside Victory Zone

Alex hosts a football team in the Victory Zone every Friday on “The Endzone.”

ACC: Operation Basketball Live Shot

Preview of North Carolina and Duke’s upcoming season.


Little League Champs Return Home

Live report from the Southeast Regional Champions Victory Parade.

Kinston vs. Greene Central Live Shot

Alex goes live for the WITN Sports Game of the Week.


Report: Panthers to the Postseason

Carolina tops Tampa Bay to advance to the playoffs.

Jeff Lebo Resigns

Lebo resigns as head coach of ECU Men’s Basketball.


Mason Raynor

This 7-year-old is on his way to racing stardom.

PGA Championship

Alex Walker Reports from Quail Hollow.


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Live report from Minges Coliseum in Greenville.

Alex Walker

Reporting from the Little League World Series.


Alex Walker

Reporting from UNC’s Dean Dome in Chapel Hill.

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WITN Weekend Team.

Alex Walker

Interviewing Dan Tillo at state basketball tournament.

Alex Walker

Meeting Northern Iowa fans in Seattle.


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Reporting on the Down East Wood Ducks.

Alex Walker

Shooting video of Redskins vs. Vikings.

Alex Walker

Interviewing ECU basketball players.

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Photo shoot with the WITN weekend team.


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Interviewing Hinton before state baseball tournament.

Alex Walker

Living the TV Sports Anchor dream.


PROVEN EXPERIENCE

That Will Benefit You.

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CONTACT INFO

Alex Walker

Sports Anchor / Reporter

 

2851 Winchester Road
Lexington, KY 40509

P: 717.951.2955
E: alexwalkersports@gmail.com

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