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Alexis Fernandez

Anchor/Sr. Reporter
Anchorage, Alaska

Alexis was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. She joins Channel 2 News as an Anchor/Senior Reporter with nearly ten years of experience in local television news. She has spent most of her career in Alaska, but she also worked in Tucson, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Her work has taken her across the state but also to Iceland, where she covered a series about the country's geothermal energy and earned an Emmy Award nomination. While working in Tucson, she covered a wide range of stories about immigration, the Arizona-Mexico border, and the aftermath of the shooting in 2011 that left six dead and critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. In addition to her Emmy Nomination, Alexis's work has also been recognized by the Alaska Broadcaster's Association.

She is most proud of the stories that she's been able to tell in her home state.

A graduate of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alexis earned a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. She also studied abroad at the University of Barcelona in Spain. She is fluent in Spanish. While in college she completed three internships at MTV, Fox News Channel and the U.S. Senate before graduating.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with family.

Education
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks
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